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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    Blackberry lilies are named for their glossy black seeds which look nearly identical to an actual blackberry. They have beautiful orange flowers with darker spots on long graceful stems above strappy green foliage.

    Latin Name

    Iris domestica


    Family

    Iridaceae


    Also Known As

    Leopard Lily


    Type of Plant

    Perennials

    Bloom Season

    July - August


    Seasons

    Summer
    Fall

    Specifications

    Max Height: 3'
    Max Spread: 2'

    Uses

  • Flower Border

  • Tollerances

  • Drought

  • Toxicity

    Do not ingest

    Colors


    Native Range

    Central Asia, India, China, Japan


    History

    Lady Jean Skipwith planted these in her Virginia garden in 1793.


    Other Details

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