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Iris lazica

Lazistan iris

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Features

  • BloomsApril to August
  • Height0.4m to 0.5m
  • Spread0.5m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourLavender-blue, dark purple or white
  • Leaf ColourBright green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Iris lazica (Lazistan iris). This iris evergreen, with arching glossy green leaves and lavender-blue, dark purple or white flowers. The base of the falls are veined on a white background, as well as having golden yellow markings near the centre.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Rhizome, Herbaceous

Origin

North-eastern Turkey and Georgia

Interest and use

Grown for its flowers

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

This plant needs good drainage.

Propagation

By division of rhizomes or offsets in late summer or by seed in autumn. Certain cultivars should be propagated by division only.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs and snails may damage leaves. Prone to soft rot, leaf spot.

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