Blackberry/Leopard Lily (Belamcanda chinensis) Seed


aka Iris domestica
Seed packages contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener.

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Blackberry / Leopard Lily is easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Clumps slowly expand by creeping rhizomes. This Iris has deep orange flowers spotted with red dots, similar to a Tiger Lily,  and sword-shaped, medium green leaves in flattened fans. Flowers give way to pear-shaped seed pods which split open when ripe (late summer), with each pod revealing a blackberry-looking seed cluster. Plants will easily self seed in optimum growing conditions.

Type: Perennial
Growing Zones: 5-9
Sow: Start indoors in pots 4-6 weeks before the last frost or sow directly outside after the danger of frost has passed.
Sow depth: ¼ in
Days to Germinate: 28-56 @ 70F
Special Maintenance:
Days to harvest:
Sunlight: Full Sun
Bloom Time: Late Summer
Bloom Description: Yellow-Orange, Orange-Red, Spotted
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Special Properties: Butterflies, Attractive seed heads

Additional information

Weight .03 lbs
Dimensions 3.75 × 2.25 × .1 in


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