Iris x hollandica 'Lion King'

Josie (our Head Gardener) and I, totally love the hollandica iris. They flower in the May gap, just when the garden needs colour. More
10 rhizomes 261385-10 £4.95 In stock
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Josie (our Head Gardener) and I, totally love the hollandica iris. They flower in the May gap, just when the garden needs colour, and oh what colour you get with ‘Lion King’ - a soft rust and copper. We plant more every autumn and they flower on and on for decades.

Genus Iris
Group/Species x hollandica
Variety Lion King
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Dutch iris
Border Position Middle
Bulb Size 7/+
Soil Type Alkaline, Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing Plant 10cm (4in) deep and 10-15cm (4-6in) apart
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in drifts and these will gradually spread year after year.
Care Tips Choose a sunny spot and don't cover the rhizomes with mulch, or allow other plants to shade them.
Flowering May - June
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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