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Irises, named after the Greek Goddess of the Rainbow are one of the most seductive of flowers and once smitten with this genus it is likely to be a long lasting love affair. With over 200 species in the Iris family it is possible to have an Iris flowering in your garden nearly every month of the year. Irises either grow from bulbs or from rhizomes; these can be quite large or very tiny.

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aka Fortnight Lily or Spanish Iris

A member of the Iris family that forms a large clump of erect, sword-like, light green, leathery foliage. Dainty pale yellow blooms with chocolate brown blotches will appear in spring-summer. Prefers well drained, humus rich soil and protection from harsh frost. Sun or part shade. Evergreen.

 

Colour: Yellow / Red
Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 90cm x 50cm

Dietes Bicolor

Current Stock Height: 50/60 cm  ? 

Container: 1.5l  ? 

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Picture of Dietes Grandiflora
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aka Wild Iris

A popular member of the Iris family with narrow green sword like foliage and strong stems of open butterfly like blooms. The blooms have white falls with mauve standards and a splash of gold in the centre. Plant in sun or semi-shade and protect from harsh frost. Evergreen perennial.

Dietes grandiflora is a dramatic landscaping plant when planted en masse and allowed to multiply. I've actually got one growing in a large terracotta pot which looks pretty good too.

 

Colour: White / Purple
Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 60cm

Dietes Grandiflora

Current Stock Height: 25/35 cm  ? 

Container: 1.5l  ? 

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Dietes Grandiflora

Current Stock Height: 30/40 cm  ? 

Container: 2.4l  ? 

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aka Siberian Flag

This easy to grow Iris forms a robust clump made up of small rhizomes. The foliage is dark green, tall and slender. In spring strong stems rise above the foliage and 'butterfly' like blooms of deep purple dance above the leaves. Will grow in sun or part shade. Likes rich acid soil. Perennial.

Siberian Iris do best in soil that does not completely dry out in summer.

 

Colour: Purple
Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1m x 0.6m

Iris Caesars Brother

Current Stock Height: 30/40 cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

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Picture of Iris Cheery Lynn
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aka Siberian Iris

Siberica. This easy to grow Iris forms a robust clump made up of small rhizomes. The foliage is dark green, tall and slender. In spring strong stems rise above the foliage and 'Swan' like blooms of lilac and deep pink dance above the leaves. Will grow in sun or part shade. Likes rich acid soil. Perennial.

 

Colour: Lilac / Deep Pink
Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 90cm x cm

Iris Cheery Lyn

Current Stock Height: 20/25 cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

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Picture of Iris Crystal Bright
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aka Siberian Flag

This easy to grow Iris forms a robust clump made up of small rhizomes. The foliage is dark green, tall and slender. In spring strong stems rise above the foliage and 'butterfly' like blooms of white dance above the leaves. Will grow in sun or part shade. Likes rich acid soil. Perennial.

Siberian Iris do best in soil that does not completely dry out in summer.

 

Colour: White
Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1m x 0.6m

Iris Crystal Bright

Current Stock Height: 20/35 cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

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Picture of Iris Hapswell Happiness
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aka Siberian Iris

Large, creamy white flowers with a yellow blaze and beautifuly ruffled standards and falls. Flowers over an extended period of time in early summer. Siberian irises are known for their elegant, delicate flowers and disease resistance and perform well in a sunny to partially shady garden. Water throughout the season so they continue looking their best. Siberian Irises bloom before Japanese Irises but after Tall Bearded Irises. Perennial

 

Colour: White / Yellow
Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 80cm x spreading

Iris Hapswell Happiness

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aka Siberian Flag

This easy to grow Iris forms a robust clump made up of small rhizomes. The foliage is dark green, tall and slender. In spring strong stems rise above the foliage and 'butterfly' like blooms of Navy Blue with gold and white starburst dance above the leaves. Will grow in sun or part shade. Likes rich acid soil. Perennial.

 

Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 75cm x cm

Iris Kaboom

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aka Siberian Iris

This iris is a delightful mid blue colour with a mid semi circle of white veining on hafts. Flowers in early summer. Siberian irises are known for their elegant, delicate flowers and disease resistance and perform well in a sunny to partially shady garden. Water throughout the season so they continue looking their best. Siberian Irises bloom before Japanese Irises but after Tall Bearded Irises. Perennial

 

Colour: Blue / White
Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 90cm x spreadingcm

Iris Over the River

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aka Pacific Coast Iris

The Pacific Coast or Californian Iris is a delightful little perennial that can be grown in the sun or part shade in well drained soil. In early spring stems of blooms appear the narrow green leaves. Gradually forms a spreading clump. NB - only divide in the autumn. Evergreen.

 

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Clump forming

Iris Pacifica Mixed

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aka Siberian

A double iris that holds itself well. Rounded petals in pretty pink with subtle lilac spotting throughout. Yellow throat is edged on both sides with red lines. Elegant, delicate, disease resistance and perform well in a sunny to partially shady garden. Water throughout the season to ensure their good looks. Sibiricas bloom before Japanese but after Tall Bearded Irises. Perennial

 

Colour: Lilac / White
Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 75cm x spreading

Iris Ranman

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