How to grow Iris lutescens

Iris lutescens grow and care – geophyte of the genus Iris also known as Crimean iris, Iris lutescens perennial evergreen plant used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-10a.

Leaves green shape is narrow sword-shape, leaves grow in groups linked together.

Iris lutescens flower

Flowers color purple or yellow, the flower has 6 petals in the outer circle.

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How to grow Iris lutescens growing and care:

Alkaline soil, not too much wet

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

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easy

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Can be aggressive

Recommended planting season?
Autumn, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Dead leaves

What is the size of a Iris lutescens plant?
20-40 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

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
Purple or yellow flower, the flower has 6 petals in the outer circle

Scientific name:

Iris lutescens

How to grow Iris lutescens

Iris lutescens

Iris lutescens flower


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
Flower colors
  • Purple flower
  • Yellow flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Geophyte
  • Herbaceous
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Floristry
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9