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Black Lipstick Bearded Iris

Bold, Moody and Romantic

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  • flowering dateEarly-Mid Season
  • hardiness zone4-9
  • height33 - 35 inches
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • ship as#1 RHIZOME
  • sun exposureFull Sun
  • Head-turning color and form
  • A deep, dark ruffled beauty
  • Reliable, with broad upturned hafts
Dark purple standards, black falls and a dark blue beard, this iris has it all. Its glossy, dark appearance elicits a deep, moody vibe that's striking and sophisticated. Place several stems of Black Lipstick in a vase for a romantic cut-flower arrangement. Marvelously ruffled blooms appear in early-to-mid spring. This easy-to-grow, award winner is dark enough for any Goth maiden. Iris germanica 'Black Lipstick'

Product Details

  • botanical nameIris germanica 'Black Lipstick'
  • flowering dateEarly-Mid Season
  • flower colorPurple, Black
  • foliage typeGlaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves.
  • formPerennial
  • growth rateFast, once established.
  • hardiness zone4-9
  • height33 - 35 inches
  • planting instructionsIn clay soil, rhizomes should be slightly exposed. In sandy soil, they can be covered an inch or two. At least 5 hours of sunlight each day. Water during dry periods.
  • pruningIn late fall, cut foliage to 6" fans. Clean up debris to prevent borers from over wintering. After flowering and in late fall to early winter.
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • shipping seasonFall
  • ship as#1 RHIZOME
  • soil requirementWell-drained. Quite tolerant of a wide range of soils.
  • spacing12 - 24 inches
  • spread12 - 24 inches
  • sun exposureFull Sun
  • watering requirementAverage, avoid overly wet locations.
  • winter careMulch in colder climates and remove promptly in early spring.

Shipping Schedule

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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:

2024 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Select Iris & Daylilies
3A-4B 8/5/24 - 10/25/24
5A 8/5/24 - 10/25/24
5B 8/5/24 - 10/25/24
6A & 6B 8/5/24 - 10/25/24
7A 8/19/24 - 11/8/24
7B 8/19/24 - 11/8/24
8A & 8B 8/19/24 - 11/8/24
9A-10B 8/19/24 - 11/8/24
Last Order Date Zones 3A-6B: 10/21/24
Zones 7A-10B: 11/4/24

    Black Lipstick Bearded Iris
    Black Lipstick Bearded Iris