Iris latifolia 'Mix'
Iris latifolia 'Mix'
Iris latifolia 'Mix'
Iris latifolia 'Mix'
Iris latifolia 'Mix'
Iris latifolia 'Mix'
Iris latifolia 'Mix'
Iris latifolia 'Mix'
Iris latifolia 'Mix'
Iris latifolia 'Mix'
Iris latifolia 'Mix'

Iris latifolia 'Mix'

English Iris

Iridaceae

Height

50 - 60 cm

Flower colour

mixed, blue, yellow, bronze and white

Flowering time

late June - July

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained, moist, fertile

pH

neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

often short lived

Plant range

garden variety

Iris is a large genus of close to 300 species in the iris family, Iridaceae. The word iris is from Greek and means rainbow, which refers to the colourful flowers of species in the genus. Nearly all species are native to temperate regions in the northern hemisphere where they grow in varied habitats, from dry alpine conditions, to meadows and marshes.

Propagation:


Bulbs in fall.


Division in spring.

Can be short lived, usually only annual. Foliage dies back after flowering.

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