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Obsidian Reblooming Iris

Make any color palette more dramatic

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  • flowering dateMid to late spring
  • hardiness zone4-9
  • height33 inches
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR VI
  • ship as#1 RHIZOME
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • Loose, rolling ruffles
  • Near-black tone makes a statement anywhere
  • Adds drama to cut-flower arrangements
Such an enigmatic, nearly black shade of purple is an asset to all sorts of color palettes. It adds depth to the pastel purples and pinks so common to spring, to the fiery reds and yellows and to the icy blues. Really, whatever your mixed spring border looks like, Obsidian will heighten the drama. We also love its wide, rolling ruffles in elegant cut-flower arrangements. Perfect for a dinner party. This bearded iris grows to a mature height of around 30-33" tall, good for the mid-border. It's tall enough you can put some soft-toned hyacinths in front of it, compact enough for towering tulips behind. Iris germanica 'Obsidian'

Product Details

  • botanical nameIris germanica 'Obsidian'
  • flowering dateMid to late spring
  • flower colorPurple, Black
  • flower form5-51/2" flowers are fan-shaped, with three drooping petals called falls and three upright petals called standards.
  • foliage typeGlaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves with some dying back in colder climates in winter.
  • formPerennial
  • growth rateMedium
  • hardiness zone4-9
  • height33 inches
  • planting instructionsSet rhizome so bottom half is below ground level. Firm well and water thoroughly. Plant where they will get at least 5 hours of sun per day.
  • pruningRemove spent flower stems after blooming. In late fall, cut back foliage to 6" fans. Clean plant debris before winter to prevent borers overwintering.
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR VI
  • shipping seasonFall
  • ship as#1 RHIZOME
  • soil requirementWell drained preferred. Quite tolerant of a wide range of soils.
  • spacing15 - 18 inches
  • spread18 - 24 inches
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • watering requirementAverage water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
  • winter careMulch in colder climates and remove in early spring before growth starts.

Shipping Schedule

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:

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

    Obsidian Reblooming Iris
    Obsidian Reblooming Iris