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  • Iris collection

Bearded Iris collection

Iris collection

£36.00 £24.00
Pot size 2+1 FREE collections
2+1 FREE collections
1 collection

Buy our Iris collection of 3 Iris bare root plants (1 of each variety) for £12.00, or buy 2 collections for £24.00 and receive a third collection free. That's 9 Iris plants in total (6, plus another 3 free!). All supplied as bare root plants.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: well-drained, moderately fertile, neutral to acidic soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: May and June
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    In each collection you will receive 3 bareroot iris plants one of each of the following -

  • 'Natchez Trace' The mahogany-brown falls of this free-flowering cultivar have a velvety finish and are topped with generously ruffled copper coloured standards. The very large blooms put on a dazzling display. Grows to 85cm. Supplied as bare root plants.

  • 'Sultan's Palace' Softly ruffled petals, which are a dramatic shade of claret-red with just a hint of burnt orange, are offset by the deep gold beard. Its strong silhouette will provide the perfect foil for softer planting. Grows to 75cm. Supplied as bare root plants.

  • 'Casque d'Or' Introduced in 1957, this eye-catching cultivar produces large, well-shaped flowers on tall upright stems. The golden-toffee coloured flowers associate well with rich plums, bronze and russets. Grows to 1m. Supplied as bare root plants.

    These are sold as bare-root plants, which have recently been dug up from the ground. Therefore, they usually look a bit wilted and sad, however field grown plants are usually stronger and they will soon perk up very quickly when they are planted out in the garden or patio pot.

  • Garden care: Plant shallowly with the upper part of the rhizome sitting on the surface of the soil, incorporating a low nitrogen fertiliser in the planting hole. After planting remove the upper-most third of the leaves to protect against wind-rock. In exposed areas stake with bamboo canes in early spring. Remove the stems after flowering from the base as this will concentrate the plant's energy into producing new rhizomes. Divide and replant about every three years.

    Please note that these are sold as bare-root plants should be planted out as soon as they arrive!

  • Harmful if eaten