Iris louisiana 'Bold Pretender'

These flowered prolifically in their first year at Perch Hill – the most luscious purple velvet flowers you'll ever see. More
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We have these around our water tank in the Dutch Yard at Perch Hill. They flowered prolifically in their first year - the most luscious purple velvet flowers you’ll ever see.

Genus Iris
Group/Species louisiana
Variety Bold Pretender
Type Perennial
Common Name Water Iris
Border Position Border (Middle)
Bulb Size I
Soil Type Acid - Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist
Height 75cm (30in)
Spacing Plant 10cm (4in) deep and 10-15cm (4-6in) apart
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Preferably plant 10cm (4in) deep in moist to wet, humus-rich, acid soil; it thrives at the margins of ponds or streams
Care Tips Plant with soil firmly surrounding the roots. These do well in boggy ground or as pond plants, as well as thriving in containers.
Flowering June - July
Harvesting Flower production: 2 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
How to plant and grow iris

Iris start off a long bulb flower succession at Perch Hill. They're beautiful and successful in pots, borders, or in grass.

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