Iris 'Gypsy Beauty'
Dutch iris bulbs
- Position: full sun
- Soil: well-drained, moderately fertile, neutral or alkaline soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: May to June
- Other features: all parts of the plant may cause severe discomfort if ingested; contact with the sap may irritate the skin
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb Size: 6/7
Florists love Dutch iris as they have strong, straight stems and exquisite flowers that look great in spring bouquets. 'Gypsy Beauty' is a particluarly pretty one. It has slightly ruffled lavender standards and heavily veined, bicoloured falls, which are a lush mix of gold and purple. Plant more than you think you will need for the border, so you have plenty left over for cutting.
- Garden care: Plant 10cm deep and 10cm apart in naturalistic drifts in September or October in a well-drained, sunny site.
- Harmful if eaten
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