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
1 rhizome 261382-1 £4.95 Delivery early October
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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 Hardy Perennial
Common Name Water Iris
Border Position Container, Middle
Bulb Size I
Soil Type Fertile
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist, Moist but Well-drained
Height 70cm (28in)
Spacing Plant 10cm (4in) deep and 10-15cm (4-6in) apart
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant anytime from September through to March
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

We plant lots of iris bulbs at Perch Hill to start off a long bulb flower succession. They're beautiful and successful in pots, at the front of...

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