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Iris louisiana 'Bold Pretender'

These flowered prolifically in their first year at Perch Hill - the most luscious purple velvet flowers you'll ever see.
1

1 rhizome

3 rhizomes

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Acid - Neutral
Flowers
June - July
Height
75cm (30in)
Group/Species
louisiana
Common name
Water Iris
Moisture
Moist
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
Plant 10cm (4in) deep and 10-15cm (4-6in) apart
Cultivation
Preferably plant 10cm (4in) deep in moist to wet, humus-rich, acid soil; it thrives at the margins of ponds or streams

Description

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.

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.