IRIS Perennial Plant Catalogue

 

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IRIS Rhizomatous perennial. Different varieties require different conditions. Some need moist or even boggy soil, whilst others will grow in a dry soil. Some varieties must have a lime-free soil, whereas others will grow in a chalky soil. Most will grow best in full sun. HARMFUL IF EATEN

Iris chrysographes black-flowered Very dark purple maroon flowers in June and July. Rush like green leaves. Height 90cm. Spread 45cm. Sun or part shade in a moist soil that does not dry out.
Iris chrysographes ‘Mandarin Purple’ Purple flowers in June and July. Rush like green leaves. Height 90cm. Spread 45cm. Sun or part shade in a moist soil that does not dry out.
Iris ensata Edens PaintbrushIris ensata ‘Edens Paintbrush’ White flowers with narrow purple stripes, June and July. Green rush-like, leaves. Height 90cm. Spread 60cm. Rich, moist or boggy, lime free soil. Full sun.

Iris ensata Higo WhiteIris ensata Higo White (Was Iris kaempferi Higo White) Large, white flowers, July and August. Green rush-like, leaves. Height 90cm. Spread 60cm. Rich, moist or boggy, lime free soil. Full sun.

Iris ensata Koh DomIris. ensata ‘Koh Dom’ (Was Iris kaempferi ‘Koh Dom’) Large, velvety purple with a yellow flash, July and August. Green rush-like, leaves. Height 90cm. Spread 60cm. Rich, moist or boggy, lime free soil. Full sun.

Iris ensata ‘Lilac Blotch’ (Was Iris kaempferi ‘Lilac Blotch’) Large, white flowers tinged lilac, July and August. Green rush-like, leaves. Height 90cm. Spread 60cm. Rich, moist or boggy, lime free soil.

Iris ensata PurpleIris ensata purple (Was Iris kaempferi purple) Purple flowers in June and July. Green rush-like leaves. Height 90cm. Spread 60cm. Rich, moist or boggy soil, lime free soil.

Iris ensata Rose QueenIris ensata ‘Rose Queen’ AGM Also known as I x laevigata ‘Rose Queen’ Soft rose-pink flowers in June and July. Rush-like green leaves. Height 60cm. Spread 30cm. Moist soil, though not in water, sun or part shade. Does NOT need to be in an acid soil.

Iris foetidissima AGM Pale purple, tinged yellow, flowers followed by seed pods that split to reveal the red seeds. Dark green glossy sword shaped leaves, evergreen. Height 45cm. Spread 60cm. Excellent for dry shade, including chalk.

Iris laevigata AGM Lavender blue flowers in June and July. Rush-like green leaves. Height 45cm. Spread 30cm. Moist soil even into shallow water, sun or part shade. Does NOT need to be in an acid soil.

I. laevigata ‘Snowdrift’ Pure white flowers in June and July. Rush-like green leaves. Height 60 to 90cm. Spread 60cm. Moist soil even into shallow water, sun or part shade. Will grow in lime soils.

I. laevigata ‘Variegata’ AGM Lavender blue flowers in June and July. Rush-like green and cream leaves. Height 45cm. Spread 30cm. Moist soil even into shallow water, sun or part shade. Does NOT need to be in an acid soil.

Iris pallida pallidaIris pallida ssp. pallida AGM Beautifully scented, clear, lavender blue flowers in June. Grey sword like leaves. Height 60cm. Spread 30cm. Well-drained soil in full sun.

Iris pallida ArgenteovariegataIris pallida ‘Argentea Variegata’ Lilac blue, scented, flowers in June and July. Sword like white and grey green leaves. Height 60cm. Spread 30cm. Well-drained soil in full sun. Will grow in lime soils.

Iris pallida VariegataIris pallida (Aurea)’Variegata’ AGM Lilac blue, scented, flowers in June and July. Sword like yellow and green leaves. Height 60cm. Spread 30cm. Well-drained soil in full sun. Will grow in lime soils.
Iris pseudoacorus AGM   Deep yellow flowers marked brown in June and July. Green, sword-like, leaves. Height 90 to 120cm. Spread 60cm plus. Will grow in ponds or moist soils. In drier soils it is not as vigorous.
Iris pseudoacorus bastardiiIris pseudoacorus var.bastardii Creamy-yellow flowers in June and July. Green, sword-like, leaves. Height 90 to 120cm. Spread 60cm plus. Will grow in ponds or moist soils. In drier soils it is not as vigorous.

Iris pseudoacorus ‘Golden Fleece’ Deep plain, yellow flowers in June and July. Green, sword-like, leaves. Height 90 to 120cm. Spread 60cm plus. Will grow in ponds or moist soils. In drier soils it is not as vigorous.

Iris pseudoacorus ‘Variegata’ AGM Rich yellow flowers in June and July. Yellow and green, sword-like, leaves, gradually turn green as the season progresses. Height 90 to 120cm. Spread 60cm plus. Will grow in ponds or moist soils. In drier soils it is not as vigorous.

Iris sanguinea Snow QueenIris sanguinea ‘Snow Queen’ Snow white flowers with golden yellow blotch on the falls, June to July. Rush like, green, leaves. Height 90cm. Spread 40cm. Will grow in dry soils.

Iris sibirica  Blue KingIris sibirica ‘Blue King’ Dark blue flowers, June to August. Rush like, green, leaves. Height 100cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun or partial shade in moist or dry soils.

Iris Butter and SugarIris sibirica ‘Butter and Sugar’ AGM White flowers with yellowish centre, June to August. Rush like, green, leaves. Height 65cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun or partial shade in moist or dry soils.

Iris sibirica Caesars BrotherIris sibirica Caesar’s Brother’ Clear blue flowers with attractive veining in June and July. Rush like mid green leaves. Height 90 to 120cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun or partial shade in a moist soil, will tolerate dry soil in part shade.
Iris sibirica ‘Dreaming Yellow’ AGM Yellow-cream flowers, June to August. Rush like, green, leaves. Height 100cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun or partial shade in moist or dry soils.
Iris sibirica Flight of ButterfliesIris sibirica ‘Flight of Butterflies’ Rich blue flowers delicately marked white on the falls, June and July. Rush like mid green leaves. Height 90cm. Spread 45cm. Will tolerate dry soil in part shade.
Iris sibirica Memphis memoryIris sibirica ‘Memphis Memory’ Soft lavender blue flowers, June to August. Rush like, green, leaves. Height 55cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun or partial shade in moist or dry soils.
Iris sibirica PapillonIris sibirica ‘Papillion’ Soft, pale blue flowers from June to August. Rush like mid green leaves. Height 90cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun or partial shade in a moist soil, but will tolerate dry soil in part shade.
Iris sibirica Perrys BlueIris sibirica ‘Perry’s Blue’ Mid blue flowers with attractive veining in June and July. Rush like mid green leaves. Height 90 to 120cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun or partial shade in a moist soil, will tolerate dry soil in part shade.

Iris sibirica ‘Ruffled Velvet’ AGM Reddish-purple with yellow veins in the centre, May and June. Rush like, green, leaves. Height 90cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun or partial shade in moist or dry soils.

Iris sibirica ‘Sparkling Rose’ Lilac rose flowers, June and July. Rush like, green, leaves. Height 75cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun or partial shade in moist or dry soils.

Iris sibirica Tropic NightIris sibirica ‘Tropic Night’ Dark purple with attractive veining, June to July. Rush like, green, leaves. Height 90cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun or partial shade in moist or dry soils.

Iris sibirica TycoonIris sibirica ‘Tycoon’ Large, violet-blue flowers with dark veins on the falls, June and July. Rush like mid green leaves. Height 90cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun or partial shade in a moist soil, will tolerate dry soil in part shade
Iris unguicularis AGM Lavender blue flowers in February and March. Sword like green leaves, evergreen. Height 45cm. Spread 30cm. Full sun in a well-drained soil, will grow well on lime soils.
Iris ‘ Amber Queen’ DWARF BEARDED Coppery primrose flowers, April and May. Sword like pale green leaves. Height 25cm. Spread 15cm. Full sun in well-drained soil. Will grow well in lime soils.

Iris Berkeley GoldIris ‘Berkeley Gold’ TALL BEARDED Rich yellow flowers in June. Sword like pale green leaves. Height 90 to 120cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun, well-drained soil. Will grow well in limey soil.

Iris ‘Black Swan’ TALL BEARDED Large black falls and deepest purple standards, scented, flowers in June. Sword like leaves of pale green. Height 85cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun in a well-drained soil. Will grow in lime.
Iris ‘Blue Pygmy’ DWARF BEARDED Purple flowers, veined white, June. Sword like pale green leaves. Height 25cm. Spread 15cm. Full sun in well-drained soil. Will grow well in lime soils.
Iris Blue RhythmIris ‘Blue Rhythm’ TALL BEARDED Cornflower blue flowers in June. Sword like leaves of pale green. Height 90 to 120cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun in a well-drained soil. Will grow in lime.
Iris Blue ShimmerIris ‘Blue Shimmer’ TALL BEARDED White flowers mottled blue in June. Sword like leaves of pale green. Height 90 to 120cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun in a well-drained soil. Will grow in lime.
Iris BraithwaiteIris ‘Braithwaite’ TALL BEARDED Rich purple falls with a yellow beard, light purple standards and a spicy scent, June. Sword like leaves of pale green. Height 80cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun in a well-drained soil. Will grow in lime.
Iris Butterscotch KissIris ‘Butterscotch Kiss’ TALL BEARDED Very large, scented, caramel flowers with darker veins, June. Sword like leaves of pale green. Height 90cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun in a well-drained soil. Will grow in lime.
Iris ‘Carnival Time’ TALL BEARDED Scented flowers in June. A complex mixture of colours with chestnut red falls with a velvety bloom and coppery brown standards. Sword like leaves of pale green. Height 90cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun in a well-drained soil. Will grow in lime.

Iris ChantillyIris ‘Chantilly’ TALL BEARDED Flowers ruffled, blended lavender pink, falls flushed gold, in June. Sword like leaves of pale green. Height 105cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun in a well-drained soil. Will grow in lime.

Iris Dancers VeilIris ‘Dancers Veil’ TALL BEARDED White flowers with a violet fringe, June. Sword like leaves of pale green. Height 90 cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun in a well-drained soil. Will grow in lime.

Iris Deep BlackIris ‘Deep Black’ TALL BEARDED Very dark, deep, purple flowers in June. Greyish sword like leaves. Height 90cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun in well-drained soil. Will grow in limey soil.

Irs Frost and FlameIris ‘Frost and Flame’ TALL BEARDED White flowers with a tangerine beard, June. Sword like pale green leaves. Height 90 to 120cm. Spread 45cm. Well-drained soil in full sun, will grow well in a lime soil.

Iris ‘Green Spot’ DWARF BEARDED White flowers with a green spot, pril to May. Small, sword like, pale green, leaves. Height 25cm. Spread 15cm. Full sun in well-drained soil.

Iris Jane PhillipsIris ‘Jane Phillips’ TALL BEARDED Light blue, scented, in June. Sword like grey green leaves. Height 90 to 120cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun in well-drained soil. Grows well in lime.

Iris Kent PrideIris ‘Kent Pride’ TALL BEARDED Large rich chestnut brown flowers in June. Sword like leaves of pale green. Height 90cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun in a well-drained soil. Will grow in lime.
Iris ‘Lemon Ice’ TALL BEARDED Creamy white flowers with a yellow edge, June. Sword like leaves of pale green. Height 75cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun in a well-drained soil. Will grow in lime.
Iris Ola KalaIris ‘Ola Kala’ TALL BEARDED Deep golden yellow flowers in June. Sword like pale green leaves. Height 90 to 120cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun, well-drained soil. Will grow well in limey soil.

Iris Party DressIris ‘Party Dress’ TALL BEARDED Flowers ruffled, peach pink in June. Sword like leaves of pale green. Height 90 to 120cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun in a well-drained soil. Will grow in lime.

Iris ‘Pearly Dawn’ TALL BEARDED Beautiful pearl pink flowers in June. Sword like pale green leaves. Height 90cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun, well-drained soil. Will grow well in limey soil.
Iris QuecheeIris ‘Quechee TALL BEARDED Rich chocolate flowers with an orange scent, June. Sword like pale green leaves. Height 75cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun, well-drained soil. Will grow well in limey soil.

Iris RajahIris ‘Rajah’ TALL BEARDED Dark velvety falls and yellow standards with a rich spicy scent, June. Sword like pale green leaves. Height 90cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun, well-drained soil. Will grow well in limey soil.

Iris ‘RocketTALL BEARDED Deep chrome yellow flowers in June. Sword like pale green leaves. Height 90cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun, well-drained soil. Will grow well in limey soil.

Iris ‘Sable’ TALL BEARDED Large, rich, deep blue black, flowers in June. Sword like pale greyish green leaves. Height 90cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun in a well-drained soil. Will grow in lime soils.

Iris ‘St Crispin’ TALL BEARDED Large lemon yellow flowers in June. Sword like pale green leaves. Height 90cm. Spread 45cm. Full sun, well-drained soil. Will grow well in limey soil.
Iris ‘Top Flight’ TALL BEARDED Deep apricot ruffled flowers in June. Sword like pale green leaves. Height 90 to 120cm. Spread 45cm. Well-drained soil in full sun. Will grow well in limey soil.
Iris White CityIris ‘White City’ TALL BEARDED White flowers in June. Sword like pale green leaves. Height 90 to 120cm. Spread 45cm. Well-drained soil in full sun. Will grow well in limey soil.