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Iris x louisiana 'Black Gamecock'

Chowning 78

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Item #: 7088

Zones: 6a to 10b, at least

Dormancy: Summer

Height: 60" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: United States Hybrid

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

(Chowning 78) iris 'Black Gamecock' is an award-winning, deer-resistant Louisiana iris hybrid that makes a huge, 5' tall clump of wide, iris-like foliage, topped in early May with stunning, Elvis-like, dark blue, velvet-colored flowers...a hummingbird haven. Louisiana iris go semi-dormant in the heat of summer, and reflush in fall, remaining evergreen all winter. Iris x louisiana 'Black Gamecock' grows equally as well in moist soils as in 4" of standing water.