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About Iris Apollo

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 flower
Common Name Iris
Height Up to 4 feet
Flower Colour White, yellow
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
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season
  • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector
  • 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

Iris Apollo care

  • 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 5cm deep and a minimum of 7 cm apart
  • After planting cover the bulb with soil and water thoroughly
  • Do not cover the bulbs completely, iris bulb should remain exposed at the surface for better sprouting
  • 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
Watering Medium
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature 14 to 24 degrees C
Fertilizer Apply organic fertilizer in the soil before planting the bulbs.
Harvest Season Spring

Iris Apollo special feature

Flowers

Iris Apollo uses

Ornamental Use:

  • Iris is extensively grown as an ornamental plant in a home and botanical gardens

Frequently Asked Questions

How tall do iris apollo grow?

On average iris apollo grows Up to 4 feet

What color are iris apollo ?

A iris apollo plant bears flowers of color White, yellow

How hard is iris apollo to grow?

A iris apollo is Easy to grow

How much sunlight does a iris apollo need?

A iris apollo prefers Full sun

How much water does a iris apollo need?

A iris apollo prefers watering Medium

What kind of soil does a iris apollo need?

Well-drained soil

What temperature does a iris apollo like?

14 to 24 degrees C

How should I fertilize my iris apollo ?

Apply organic fertilizer in the soil before planting the bulbs.

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