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Iris prismatica

Iris prismatica

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

90cm

Max

15cm

40cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Iris prismatica Overview

A rhizomatous, beardless iris with thin, wide-spreading rhizomes which forms large clumps of grass-like leaves and grows up to 70cm long. It bears clusters of violet-blue flowers, veined blue on slender, angled stems, in early and mid summer.

Common problems with Iris prismatica

How to propagate Iris prismatica

Division

By division of rhizomes or offsets in late summer. Certain cultivars should be propagated by division only.

Rhizomes

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Iris prismatica

Grown for their distinctive and colourful flowers. Suitable for coastal conditions.