The flowers have long, slender, velvety, blue-black falls that look almost pure black and round, silky, black-purple standards that touch at the top. the beards are violet, and the flowers are scented.
Bearded irises need to be planted with the rhizome, or root, just above the soil. This is because the rhizome needs to be baked by the sun in order to form flowers. Make sure that there is not too much competition from surrounding plants and remove any weeds.