iris x germanica florentina

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BOTANICAL
NAME
IRIS X
GERMANICA var
‘Florentina’
PRONUNCIATION
EYE - riss
jer - MAN - ih - kah
COMMON NAME
Bearded Iris
FAMILY
Iridaceae
Growth Habit
Rhizomatous
groundcover
Height to 36”
Width - spreading
EXPOSURE
Sun
ZONES
5-9
Life Cycle
Evergreen perennial
ARRANGEMENT
Basal
LEAF
Linear
Length 24” - 36”
Width 2” - 2 1/2”
MARGIN
Entire
Leaf Surface
Glaucous
VEINS
Parallel
COMPOSITION
Simple
FLOWER
Spring (April - May)
Spike
FRUIT
Summer
Green pod
GROWTH
Medium
USE
Border
DESCRIPTION
The leaves are sword
shaped, sheathing each
other at the base
You can rub the blush off Bearded Iris
DESCRIPTION
Flowers have
prominent gold beards
at the top inside the
falls
CULTURAL
PRACTICES
A rhizome
Fertilize with steamed
bone meal
Propagate by division
Cultural Practices
Prefers moist or dry
soils
PROBLEMS
Leaf spot
NATIVE OF:
Mediterranean