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Raven Girl Bearded Iris

SKU: AM017783
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Now shipping to zones 2-10.
Raven Girl Bearded Iris, like the iridescence of a raven's wing, arrives with purple-black splendor in the late spring garden. The standards (upward petals) shimmer in deep purple, almost black, and the falls (downward petals) are a magnificent jet black. Beautifully ruffled and a heavy bloomer this is one that must be tried! Deer and rabbit resistant. (Iris germanica)
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Botanical Name
Iris germanica 'Raven Girl'
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
24-39" tall
Bloom Time
Mid to late spring


24-39" tall x 18" wide. Raven Girl Bearded Iris (Iris germanica) shimmers in the late spring garden with broad ruffled petals of purple-black standards with near-black falls. With over 63 years of breeding behind it, Raven Girl has almost unbelievable color but also blooms with 8-12 buds per stem for a long season of bloom. It's a flowering beauty that will become a welcome highlight to the garden. At 24-39" tall, Raven Girl can stand on its own in a grouping or become a dramatic element in a mixed planting. Plant with Oriental Poppies, Peonies, Ornamental Grasses, and always, other Bearded Iris, for a striking and unusual effect. Great as dramatic cut flowers too, the heavy bearing stems will bloom for weeks in a vase. Harvest stems in the morning when the buds have begun to swell. Plant rhizomes (bulbs) in well-drained soil in a location with full sun to part-shade. Keep the top of the rhizome even or just above the soil. Water well, but don't overwater. Bearded Iris don't like wet feet.