Irises are perennial plants, growing from creeping rhizomes or, in drier climates, from bulbs. They have long, erect flowering stems which may be simple or branched, solid or hollow, and flattened or circular.Irises usually have 3 to 10 basal sword-shaped leaves growing in dense clumps.
The bulbous species have cylindrical, basal leaves.
The inflorescences are in the shape of a fan and contain one or more symmetrical six-lobed flowers.
|Common Name ||Iris|
|Height ||Up to 4 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Mix color|
|Bloom Time ||Late winter or early spring to summer
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
- Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch
Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am
- Water only when the soil feels dry to touch
- Remove dead, infected or damaged plant part of the plant
Fertilize the plant during planting and growing season with organic fertilizer
Store the bulbs away from sunlight in a cool and dry area and check regularly
Do not store bulbs for more time as they can loose their viability
- These bulbs are pre-treated and ready to sow
Plant Iris bulbs in September to December in warm sunny positions
- Plant the bulbs in well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun or partial shade
Before planting, loosen the soil and add compost in the soil to increase its fertility
Plant the bulbs 5 cm deep and a minimum of 7 cm apart
After planting cover the bulb with soil and water thoroughly
Use the potting mix for bulb plantation are in the ratio : 1
- Garden soil + Compost + Perlite + Sand (2:2:1:1)
- Soil + Cocopeat + vermicompost (2:1:2)
|Sunlight ||Full sun|
|Soil ||Well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||14 to 24 degrees Celsius|
|Fertilizer ||Apply organic fertilizer in the soil before planting the bulbs. |
Iris special feature
The flowers of Iris symbolize wisdom, courage, hope, and faith.
- Iris is extensively grown as an ornamental plant in a home and botanical gardens
Frequently Asked Questions
How tall do iris grow?
On average iris grows Up to 4 feet
What color are iris ?
A iris plant bears flowers of color Mix color
How hard is iris to grow?
How much sunlight does a iris need?
How much water does a iris need?
A iris prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a iris need?
What temperature does a iris like?
How should I fertilize my iris ?
Apply organic fertilizer in the soil before planting the bulbs.
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