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Californian Iris

Botanical name: Iris innominata
Family: Iridaceae
Plant type: Rhizomes
Plant size: 15x15cm
Depth & spacing: Plant with the crown at the soil surface and 15-20cm apart.
Watering: Keep well watered whilst actively growing.
Frost tolerances: Hardy.
Flowering time: Late Spring to early Summer
Preferred soil: Rich and well drained.
Preferred aspect: Full sun is ideal but in warm areas they can be grown in part shade quite successfully.
Ideal climates: Temperate to cool.
Pruning: Tidy up after flowering.
Fertilising: Feed annually with a general purpose fertiliser such as Blood & Bone or pellets of chook manure in early Spring.

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:32 AM
Keywords: Californian Iris, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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