Japanese Iris

Zone

4 – 9

Height:

2 – 3 feet

Light:

sun to part shade

By: Meriel Bradley

A breathtaking beauty, with its slender sword-like leaves and elegant blooms the Japanese Iris is a must-have in my garden.

The secret to growing a Japanese iris is to make sure there is sufficient moisture getting to the plant’s roots during the growing season.

Keeping them moist through the spring and summer will reward you with healthy plants and larger blooms.

Quick Facts

A beardless Iris with bloom time from mid to late June

Easy care but needs a medium to wet soil

Likes a humus-rich soil

Divide your plants every 3 – 4 years

Grows 2 – 3 feet

Likes full sun to part shade

Zones 4 – 9

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