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Iris 'Orange Harvest' (Fragrant)

Bearded Iris

Hardy Rhizome

The dazzling, tawny orange flowers of bearded Iris 'Orange Harvest' add a cheery splash of colour to summer borders. This easy to grow perennial is quick to establish, and looks at its best when planted in groups where their rhizomes can bake in the summer sun. The beautiful ruffled blooms have a lovely light fragrance and, like all iris flowers, are superb for cutting. Height: 80cm (31"). Spread: 60cm (24"). Supplied as size 1 bare root.

Ideal For:
cut flower garden, patio, scented gardens, cottage gardens
Flowering Period:
May, June
full sun
    • 2 bare root iris plants

    • Despatch: by end of September 2017
    • £9.99
Caution: irritant to skin and eyes, harmful if eaten. Plant bareroot iris plants at the earliest opportunity following delivery. Bareroots should be potted up, watered sparingly and grown on in a cool position for planting out later. Plant bareroot Iris so that the rhizome sits just at the soil surface. Planting too deeply may cause the rhizome to rot. When fully rooted into pots, transplant into borders outdoors. Choose a sunny position in well drained soil where the rhizomes will not be shaded by other plants. Amend heavy clay soils with plenty of grit and well rotted manure prior to planting. Firm the plant into the ground and water well to settle the soil.
Water regularly until fully established. Divide overcrowded clumps of irises in late summer after flowering, to maintain their vigour. Avoid mulching to prevent them from rotting.
We will do our best to ship your plants or bulbs to you at the ideal time for planting as stated against each product. We recommend that you prepare your soil, planting beds or patio containers ahead of time so you are ready to plant out, or pot on, just as soon as your order arrives. You will find the name of the variety printed on the top line of the address label on your package. Please ensure that you open the packaging immediately and carefully read through the instruction leaflet provided. For greatest success, please pot on or plant out as soon as possible, following the cultural instructions enclosed with your order.
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