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Superstition Bearded Iris

A spellbinding near-black iris


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  • flowering dateMid to late spring
  • hardiness zone4-9
  • height34 - 36 inches
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • ship as#1 RHIZOME
  • Unique coloration
  • Blue/Purple Beards
  • Great for small spaces
Bewitch visitors and pollinators alike with the spellbinding Superstition Iris. This award-winning, mesmerizing bearded iris reliably produces stunning blooms in a deep purple-black, each adorned with a subtle hint of burgundy. Adding to its enchantment, delicate blue-purple beards emerge from within the supple petals, casting a spell of fascination. The well-branched stems boast an impressive 10 buds each, ensuring a dramatic and abundant show of flowers. As a midseason bloomer, Superstition graces your borders and cutting gardens with its captivating presence for several weeks, spanning from mid to late spring. Prepare to be entranced by this stately iris, and pair it with other dark-toned irises for a bit of magic in the garden. Iris germanica 'Superstition'

Product Details

  • botanical nameIris germanica 'Superstition'
  • flowering dateMid to late spring
  • flower colorBlack
  • flower formTypical iris-like with ruffled petals.
  • foliage typeGlaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves.
  • growth rateFast
  • hardiness zone4-9
  • height34 - 36 inches
  • planting instructionsIn clay soil, rhizomes should be slightly exposed. In sandy soil, they should be covered 1-2". Vigorous grower which requires generous feeding if soil is not fertile. At least 5 hours of sunlight each day.
  • pruningRemove spent flower stems after flowering. Cut back foliage to 6" leaf fans in late fall. Late fall/early winter
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • shipping seasonFall
  • ship as#1 RHIZOME
  • soil requirementPrefers well drained soil, but is quite tolerant of a wide range of soils.
  • spacing12 - 24 inches
  • spread12 - 24 inches
  • winter careMulch in colder climates & remove mulch in spring.

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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

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