This Anglo Aquatics Iris Louisiana ‘Black Gamecock’ is a Marginal plant that comes with deep purple flowers and is ideal for placing in shallow edges or on shallow planting shelves.Marginal plants are perfect for the borders of your pond where the water is most shallow, or perhaps on a planting shelf. They are able to tolerate waterlogged soil but should be planted no deeper than four inches below the water level. These hardy aquatic plants can be grown outside of the water also, as long as their soil is kept consistently moist.Benefits: Stunning, giant, deep purple, near-black blooms adorn this beautiful Iris. As with all Louisiana iris it is ideal for the pond as it loves plenty of moisture. As with all iris the tubers are harmful if eaten. Specifications:Sun/Shade: Full sun to part shadeFlowering Months: Jun & JulNative: NoGrowth Rate: MediumBest Growing Season: SummerMinimum Height: 60cmMaximum Height: 80cmMaximum Depth: 20cmHelpful Tips: After foliage has died back in Autumn cut back to just above the water surface. If trimming left until spring take care not to damage emerging shoots.Established in 1965, Anglo Aquatic Plant is a family owned business who provide high quality plants and exceptional service. Their main nursery is based in Enfield, just north of London. Their experienced team take care of a wide variety of both native and continental plants. This product benefits from a specialised plant shipment service and is delivered directly from the supplier. All products are packaged with extreme care and transported in specially designed plant containers. Delivery takes 2-7 working days and will arrive quicker during the Spring and Summer seasons. Delivery is only available to England and Wales mainland for this product.Please note: Plants and Molluscs are classed as perishable goods and are excluded from our returns policy. This does not affect your statutory rights. See our Cancellation & Returns page for further details. In the unlikely event that you receive your goods damaged or you have been sent the incorrect item, please report your issues to our customer service team within 24 hours. Perishable goods cannot be returned unless we have sent the wrong item, or they are damaged.