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Iris persica

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Features

  • BloomsFebruary to April
  • Height0.4m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourYellow, grey
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Iris persica. This is a dwarf species with linear medium green leaves. The flowers will grow in single yellow-grey blooms.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous or Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

Asia minor

Interest and use

Grown for their distinctive and colourful flowers. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

You can grow in moderately fertile well-drained soil with full sun.

Propagation

Sow the seeds in the autumn or spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out for snails, slugs, leaf spot and grey mould.

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