Dutch Iris growing geophyte of the genus Iris and also known as Holland iris, Dutch Iris perennial plant summer deciduous and used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics or temperate climate, in temperate climate need to take bulb out of the ground in the winter and growing in hardiness zone 5-10.

Leaves color green in narrow shape grow straight and can be break easily, leaves grow in groups linked together.

Dutch Iris flowers

Flower color can be: blue, purple, orange, white, maroon, yellow, can be more than one color on the flower. The flower has 6 petals: in the outer circle 3 with different inner color mostly yellow, the inner petal is on the outer petal sometimes the colors of the inner and the outer petals different.

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Requirements for Dutch Iris growing and care:

Well drain soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Bulb/ Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
Yes

Difficulties or problems when growing:
In cold area need to take the bulb out of the ground

Recommended planting season?
In warm weather climate autumn-winter, in cold weather climate Spring

Pests and diseases:
Iris borer

Pruning season:
Autumn when the leaves die

How to prune:
Cut all the leaves

Size of the plant?
50-80cm (20-32 inches) and sometime can be more than 1 m (3 feet)

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade (can grow but sometime effect on the bloom)

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
In warm climate winter to early spring In cold climate early summer

General information about the flower
Blue, purple, orange, white, maroon or yellow flowers, can be more than one color on the flower. The flower has 6 petals: in the outer circle 3 with different inner color mostly yellow, the inner petals are on the outer petal sometimes the colors of the inner and the outer petals different.

Scientific name:

Iris x hollandica

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