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Raven Girl Bearded Iris

Black, Bouncy Ruffles

09145

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  • flowering dateMidseason to late flowering. (Mid to late spring)
  • hardiness zone4-9
  • height39 inches
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR VI
  • ship as#1 RHIZOME
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • Jet-black falls and standards
  • Bursting with buds that open over time
  • Dependable, broad-spreading petals
True jet-black color on an excellent form of broad spreading petals laced with bouncy ruffles—and a beard so dark you can barely see it. This low-maintenance, deer-resistant iris will beautify any perennial flower bed or border that receives lots of direct sunlight. Award-winning Raven Girl is one of the highest caliber black iris available yielding 8-12 buds per stem on three stems throughout its blooming season. Also an excellent cut-flower, several stalks together will make a gorgeous cut-flower arrangement. Iris germanica 'Raven Girl'

Product Details

  • botanical nameIris germanica 'Raven Girl'
  • flowering dateMidseason to late flowering. (Mid to late spring)
  • flower colorBlack
  • flower formFlowers 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
  • height39 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.
  • spacing24 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

    Raven Girl Bearded Iris
    Raven Girl Bearded Iris