Iris Germanica Autumn Encore

 

Iris Germanica Autumn Encore Bearded Iris.An iris with arching fans of broad bright green leaves and lilac/purple flowers with white on the falls. Max Height 15cm to 25cm. Max Spread 10cm. Flowers March to April. Full sun/partial shade. Nice variety which provides an excellent uplift in a border setting.

 

Plant in full sun/partial shade with fertile well drained soil. Frost hardy.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.