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botanical name:
Iris 'Licorice Stick'
Iris 'Licorice Stick' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Tall Bearded Iris
family:  Iridaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 1.00m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: violet
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Tall bearded variety with large, very dark, blue-violet flowers, appearing almost satin black in parts.

cultivation:
Well drained, preferably neutral to slightly acid soil in full sun. Rhizomes should be partially exposed and flowering is best in areas with long warm summers. Divide clumps when congested.

propagation:
By division

other notes:
Raised by Schreiner, Oregon, USA, 1960

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