Iris histrioides 'George'

An unbeatable miniature iris, brilliant in pots or at the front of the border in spring. More
25 bulbs 260115-25 £6.50

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Due to a very poor crop, we are unable to supply this for 2017. We have chosen an alternative Iris J.S.Dijt, which is very similar in habit and appearance.

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Iris histrioides 'George' is a lovely miniature iris with a good scent. Grow it in pots for inside or out as a wonderful harbinger of spring.

Plant these miniature iris in the garden in full sun, in well-drained soil or in pots, they are lovely for the house and will be in flower in February forced on a sunny windowsill.

Genus Iris histrioides
Variety George
Type Hardy Perennial
Border Position Front
Bulb Size 5/+

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Soil Type Fertile
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 10-15cm (4-6in)
Spacing Spread of 10cm (4in). Plant 5cm (2in) apart with leaves and buds facing to get maximum sunlight.
Care Tips Iris will produce more flowers if dug up and replanted every 3 years. Force on a sunny windowsill and they will flower in February.
Flowering February - March
Vase Life Stand in deep water after cutting. Remove fading flowers and buds will continue to emerge.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
How to plant and grow iris

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