Iris 'Lion King'
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
Bump up the spring border display with this gorgeous Dutch iris. The large flowers are a delicious blend of burgundy-brown and golden yellow with distinctive patterning on the lower petals. Dutch iris are great for cutting and they are also useful for bridging the gap between spring and early summer flowers. This is a particularly decorative one!
- 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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