Iris Versicolor

 

Iris Versicolor, Blue Flag. An aquatic perennial with slightly arched leaves and purple or lavender-blue coloured flowers with a white veined purple patch on each fall from early to mid-summer. Max Height 1m. Max Spread 30cm. Flowers June to July. Excellent pond or bog garden Iris.

 

 

Plant in wet fertile soil. Full sun, 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.