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Blackberry Lily

SKU: AM014763
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Blackberry Lily, sometimes called Leopard Lily, produces sword-like leaves topped by stunning orange flowers that are thickly mottled with crimson-red spots. Technically an iris, Blackberry Lily is quite easy to care for and often blooms in its first year. Excellent in cut flower arrnagements whether fresh or dried, this plant also produces blackish berries that look lovely in a vase. (Iris domestica)
key features
Botanical Name
Iris domestica, Belamcanda chinensis
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Easy To Grow, Low Maintenance, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers, Dried Flowers, Container Planting
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Height
24-30" tall
Bloom Time
Mid to late summer


This famous lily is not a lily at all, but a member of the iris family. It is native to China and Japan, but naturalizes easily here in North America. The blackberry in the name refers to the seed which are formed in large bulbous seed cases which crack open in fall revealing the shiny black seeds.