This intense, black bloom is dark all over, with the beards sporting a deep blue hue. Its uniform size and sweet, lingering perfume only add to its appeal. Flowers are fan-shaped, with three drooping petals called falls and three upright petals called standards.
Iris germanica 'Anvil of Darkness'
18 - 24 inches
12 - 24 inches
Mid season blooming iris
None, except to mulch in colder climates the first winter. Remove early in spring before growth starts
Typical iris like. Large flowers.
Fans of green sword-like upright leaves in spring and summer with some dying back in colder climates in winter.
Remove spent flower stems. Cut back foliage to 6" fan in late fall. Clean plant debris before winter to prevent borers overwintering.
Well drained. Quite tolerant of a wide range of soils
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When will my order ship?
Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:
*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.
|2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
|1A - 6B
||8/13/18 - 11/2/18
||8/13/18 - 11/16/18
||8/20/18 - 11/16/18
|Last Order Date
||Zones 1-6: 10/29/18
Zones 7-10: 11/12/18