How to grow Iris germanica

Iris germanica growing geophyte of the genus iris also known as German Iris, Iris germanica perennial evergreen plant used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-10.

Leaves grow in a sword-shaped, top of the leaves biased toward mostly bend to down; leaves grow in groups linked together.

Iris germanica flowers

Flower makes shape hollow area, flower color can be: purple, black, blue, pink, blue, white, red, maroon, yellow, orangre or can be more than one color on the flower.

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How to grow Iris germanica growing and care:

Covered soil (mulch)

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

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes, vegetative reproduction

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Aggressive, start to grow in one spot and send new growth without control

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
When the leaves is dead

How to prune:
In the end necessary to prune the old leaves and the remain of the flower

Size of the plant:
20-120 cm the leaves 20-50 the flowers until 120cm

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun/ Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter, flowerpot or containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Winter, spring

General information about the flower:
Flower color can be: purple, black, blue, pink, blue, white, red, maroon, yellow, can be more than one color on the flower

Scientific name:

Iris germanica

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