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Iris

Botanical Name:

Iris

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Full Sun
6+ hours of direct sun per day
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Bulb, Herbaceous Perennial, Perennial, Poisonous

Lifespan

Perennial, Bulb

Flower

1-several flowers at the top of a naked stem in bracteated heads. Perianth tubular with 6-parted segments with 3 outer, spreading or pendent "falls" that are narrowed basally into a haft, are spreading to deflexed above, are bearded or with colored trichomes or crest, or are lacking these traits often with basal medial color patch. 3 inner, erect "standards", variously colored, clawed, and reduced. Stamens 3, styles 3, petaloid, overarching falls.

Taxonomy

Order

Asparagales

Family

Iridaceae

Genus

Iris

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