Iris oncocyclus growing geophyte of the genus Iris and also known as Royal iris or oncocyclus, Iris oncocyclus perennial plant summer deciduous and used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 9-11.

Leaves are narrow and grow in half-moon shape, leaves grow in groups linked together.

Iris oncocyclus flower

Flower makes shape hollow area, the petal make hall that close at night the insect hide during the night. Flower color can be: black, blue, purple, white, red, maroon, yellow, can be more than one color on the flower

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Requirements for Iris oncocyclus growing and care:

Dry summer or take the bulbs out of the ground, sandy soil, well drain soil, don’t let plants grow next to the Iris

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

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
Yes

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Very sensitive to movement, need dry summer

Recommended planting season?
Summer /beginning autumn

Pests and diseases:
Indian Porcupine, Snail

Pruning season:
Summer

How to prune:
When all the leave are dry, prune all

Size of the plant?
20-70 cm

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
autumn to the winter in hot climate in winter to spring in colder

General information about the flower:
Flower makes shape hollow area, the petal make hall that close at night the insect hide during the night. Flower color can be: black, blue, purple, white, red, maroon, yellow, can be more than one color on the flower

Subspecies

Iris mariae – can grow in desert, the flower with different hue purple

Vegetative Reproduction

How to make Vegetative Reproduction in Iris oncocyclus?
Bulbs

The best time for vegetative reproduction in Iris oncocyclus:
Summer / Autumn

How much time does it take to grow roots in vegetative reproduction?
Autumn or winter depend on weather on the rain

What is the treatment for vegetative reproduction in Iris oncocyclus?
The same treatment as grow plant

Scientific name:

Iris oncocyclus

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