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Iris variegata

Iris variegata

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

15cm

20cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Iris variegata Overview

This species has curved deep green leaves which are ribbed. The flowers are borne in the summer with pale yellow blooms; they have purple veins and yellow beards.

Common problems with Iris variegata

How to propagate Iris variegata

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 variegata

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