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iris 'Jane Phillips'
Iris may be rhizomatous or bulbous perennials, with narrow leaves and erect stems bearing flowers with 3 large spreading or pendent fall petals, alternating with 3 erect, often smaller, standard petals, in late winter, spring or early summer
Tall Bearded irises are herbaceous rhizomatous perennials to 70cm or more, with flowers 10-20cm across, bearded on the falls, in late spring and early summer
'Jane Phillips' is an herbaceous perennial to 1m in height with greyish foliage and light blue scented flowers in early summer, the falls whitish with darker veins at the base and a white beard
Toxicity Ingestion may cause severe discomfort
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained, fertile, neutral to slightly acid soil in full sun; sun on the rhizome encourages flowering. See also bearded iris cultivation
Propagate by division of rhizomes from midsummer to early autumn; see dividing irises
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Remove any dying foliage in autumn, old flower stems can be cut down after flowering. Tall cultivars can have their leaf fans trimmed to one third of the total height to reduce wind rock while the plants are establishing
Pests Prone to slugs, snails and thrips
May be affected by grey moulds; some resistance to a leaf spot. See iris diseases
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