Iris unguicularis growing geophyte of the genus Iris also known as Algerian iris, Iris unguicularis perennial evergreen plant used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 7-10a.

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

Iris unguicularis flower

Flowers color purple, the flower has 6 petals in the outer circle, 3 of the petals red in the base, the other 3 there is yellow line in the middle from the base to the top with strips of purple and white, 3 petals in the inner part of the flowers in light purple and it cover with inner petal.

Iris unguicularis for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Iris unguicularis 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:
Snail

Pruning season:
Summer

How to prune:
Dead leaves

What is the size of a Iris unguicularis  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 as houseplant?
No

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Autumn

General information about the flower
Purple flower, the flower has 6 petals in the outer circle, 3 of the petals red in the base, the other 3 there is yellow line in the middle from the base to the top with strips of purple and white, 3 petals in the inner part of the flowers in light purple and it cover with inner petal.

Scientific name:

Iris unguicularis

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