Iris louisiana 'Bold Pretender'
In this mix
|Direct Sow/ Plant Out|
- Border (Middle)
- Acid - Neutral
- June - July
- 75cm (30in)
- Common name
- Water Iris
- Full Sun
- Plant 10cm (4in) deep and 10-15cm (4-6in) apart
- Preferably plant 10cm (4in) deep in moist to wet, humus-rich, acid soil; it thrives at the margins of ponds or streams
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.
Plant with soil firmly surrounding the roots. These do well in boggy ground or as pond plants, as well as thriving in containers.