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Iris Chrysographes

This is the blackest flower I have ever grown. What looks like a pair of tiny caterpillars on here, is actually anthers with pollen....I just went out to have a look!



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Truly breathtaking!
That looks really black.

17 Jun, 2010

 

Love this.

17 Jun, 2010

 

stunning...

17 Jun, 2010

 

Thank you all. I agree, it's quite something!

17 Jun, 2010

bjs
Bjs
 

Lovely
Quite a few flowers claim to be black,yours is one the closest I have seen,bit of red, bit of blue and,what do you have Black

17 Jun, 2010

 

stunning karen, love it ;o))

17 Jun, 2010

 

Exquisite Karen....On to my favs...:>)

17 Jun, 2010

 

It's fantastic Karen !!!

17 Jun, 2010

 

I must have this one for our dark border, have never seen one so dark.

17 Jun, 2010

 

Dd, it is about a foot high only and it needs a damp but well drained soil. It doesn't like to be dry. Isn't it amazing? Thanks everyone. I have seen a flower this black...it is a kind of perennial viola...can't remember the name, but it is also very very black! I don't grow it...not usually into black flowers because you can't see them; but this is very beautiful, and I do so love this type of Iris.

18 Jun, 2010

 

its viola bowles black karen i like them to but havent seen one yet

18 Jun, 2010

 

That's it San, thanks! I saw them in the alpine section at Dobbies....don't know if you have one near you....

18 Jun, 2010

 

yes we do karen, not sure when i can get there, but i do love the black flowers we have now, maybe next year ;o))

18 Jun, 2010

 

very nice.

19 Jun, 2010

 

wow something about black flowers, absorbing all colour and reflecting none and just going for contrast in the eyes of insects wow. Something religious about them or maybe just goth : )

19 Jun, 2010

 

They would definitely be in the Adams family garden Stevie!! :))

19 Jun, 2010

 

Just out of interest, your surname isnt Adams is it?...foot mouth lol

20 Jun, 2010

 

lol! nothing goth abvout me Stevie!!

20 Jun, 2010



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