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Japanese iris - Iris laevigata variegata - 3 litre

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Grow Iris laeviegata 'Variegata' for its tall, erect, sword-shaped, variegated leaves topped with rich, regal purple for welcome early colour to the poolside or bog garden.

  • Hardy
  • Cut back dead foliage in autumn
  • Full sun
  • Shallow water - no dry conditions
  • Late winter - early summer
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Iris laeviegata'Variegata' is a herbaceous perennial to 70cm tall, with narrow leaves heavily striped with creamy-white through the entire centre of the leaf. Mid-sized purple-blue flowers up to 10cm wide sit atop the striking foliage and continue to add interest once the flowers have subsided. An excellent plant for the florist enthusiasts both foliage and flowers are invaluable for arrangements and cutting for the house.

Available as a 1L plant

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Short name Japanese iris
Sub title Iris laevigata variegata - 3 litre
Awards RHS Award of Garden Merit
Brand Great Little Garden
Drought Resistance Not resistant to drought in any way
Evergreen/Deciduous Deciduous
Flowering Period Jun
Flower Colour Purple
Foliage colour Green / grey
Hardiness Hardy
Plant Size 3 litre pot
Plant Type Water
Minimum Height 500
Maximum Depth 150
Height & Spread 50 - 60 cm (h) 0 - 15 cm (d)
Pot size (Litres) 3L
Maximum Height 600
Required maintenance After foliage has died back in Autumn cut back to just above the water surface If trimming left until spring take care not to damage emerging shoots
Season of Interest Spring - Summer
Soil Type Wet
Sun or Shade Partial shade
Where to Plant Water

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