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Iris x robusta 'Gerard Darby'
Iris x robusta 'Gerard Darby'
Code: 7768Family: IridaceaeGenus: Iris
Plant Type:Perennial
Spring foliage is purple-black with green tips. The color fades from the tops of the blades down as the season warms. In early summer, purple flower stems arise with 2-3 buds, unfurling to violet-blue flowers. A 3 season plant!
Blooms: Spring
Growth Rate: Moderate
Size Range: 2-3' tall x 2-3' wide
Cultural Information
Sun SunPart Shade Part Shade
Soil: Average,Rich,Moist
Water Use: Moderate,High
Maintenance: Low
Hardiness Zone: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9
Cold Hardy to -40° to -30°F
Features and Benefits
Attracts Butterflies Attracts ButterfliesColorful Foliage Colorful Foliage
Deer Resistant Deer ResistantFabulous Foliage Fabulous Foliage
Good for Cut Flowers Good for Cut FlowersMay Naturalize May Naturalize
Potentially Toxic Potentially ToxicShowy Flowers Showy Flowers
Tolerates moist soil Tolerates moist soil
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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