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Purple bearded Iris

Iris 'Lent A. Williamson'

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Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

90cm

Max

15cm

40cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Purple bearded Iris Overview

Lavender-violet standards. Very large velvety royal-purple falls, with a brilliant orange beard.

Common problems with Purple bearded Iris

How to propagate Purple bearded Iris

Division

By division of rhizomes or offsets in late summer. Certain cultivars should be propagated by division only.

Rhizomes

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Purple bearded Iris

Grown for their distinctive and colourful flowers. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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