Iris versicolor


Water iris, compact, easy to grow and readily bulks up.


Top tip: Before planting divisions always cut the leaves back to about 15cm otherwise the leaves will rot back to the crown and the plant may die.

Flowers: June/July

Height: 50 – 70cm

Propagation: Iris versicolor readily produces side shoots.  Divide plants in the Spring, but cut the leaves back before planting on.

Depth of water over the soil: 0-5cm

Planting: Plant into 5lt planting crate using heavy garden loam or Westland Aquatic Soil