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I. hoogiana is a rhizomatous perennial with erect mid-green foliage up to 50cm long. In late spring or early summer it produces mid-blue, fragrant flowers
I. laevigata is a rhizomatous perennial to 70cm in height, with erect, sword-shaped leaves and rich purple flowers 8-10cm in width, each fall with a narrow white flash at the base
'Apricorange' is a vigorous perennial with glaucous foliage and flowering stems to 90cm in height, bearing up to 8 large flowers with pale apricot-orange standards and pale beige falls tinged with pink; beard deep orange
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Iris like to be moist in the spring when they are growing and dry during the summer when they are dormant...These iris cultivars will be available to buy from Jacques Amand in autumn 2016...Iris photographed at the RHS London Early Spring Plant Fair 2016...
Irises for moist soil (beardless iris...See our page on bearded iris for irises suitable for dry soils...Irises for dry soil (bearded iris
Irises for dry soil (bearded iris...See our page on beardless iris for irises suitable for moist soils...Iris ?Black Swan? (TB): One of the deepest violet/black irises with a silky texture to the flowers
Iris sawfly has greyish-brown caterpillar-like larva that reach 25 mm in length and eat the foliage of flag iris ( Iris pseudacorus ) and other waterside irises, including Iris spuria, I
Iris diseases can be caused by fungi, bacteria or viruses...Check iris bulbs before planting and discard any with softening, decay or black inky patches on the scales...These include Bearded Iris Mosaic Virus, Iris Mild Mosaic Virus and Iris Severe Mosaic Virus...
plants/articles/misc/try-a-different-iris Click the above image to read about trying something different in the way of irises in your garden from Anne Blanco White, RHS Iris committee member
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