How to grow Iris danfordiae

Iris danfordiae grow and care – geophyte of the genus Iris and also known as Dwarf iris, Iris danfordiae perennial plant summer deciduous and used as ornamental plant, grow temperate or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-9.

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

Iris danfordiae flower

Flower color yellow, the flower has 6 petals: in the outer circle 3 with different inner yellow mostly darker yellow there is dots or little stripes.

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How to grow Iris danfordiae 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?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Nothing special

Recommended planting season?

Pests and diseases:
Iris borer

Pruning season:
Summer when the leaves die

How to prune:
Cut all the leaves

Size of the plant?
5-30 cm

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 indoor as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Yellow flowers with 6 petals: in the outer circle 3 with different inner yellow mostly darker yellow there are dots or little stripes. Grow from seeds.

Vegetative Reproduction

How to make Vegetative Reproduction in Iris danfordiae?

The best time for vegetative reproduction in Iris danfordiae:
End of the summer – autumn

How much time does it take to grow roots in vegetative reproduction?
Until the beginning of the season

What is the treatment for vegetative reproduction in Iris danfordiae?
Same treatment as grown plant

Scientific name:

Iris danfordiae

How to grow Iris danfordiae

Iris danfordiae plant

Iris danfordiae


Blooming Seasons
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Yellow flower
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Deciduous
  • Geophyte
  • Leaf plant
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Floristry
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Spring Planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9

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