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Iris fulva - American Copper Iris

Regular price £7.95

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  • Approximate height: 60cm (24 inches)
  • Recommended water depth over crown of plant: 0 - 10cm (0 - 4 inches)
  • Flowering time: May to June
  • Flower colour: Orange-red
  • Supplied in the 9cm pot and light soil we grow them in - we recommend potting on using a 2 - 3 litre pot and aquatic soil

This little-known North American species deserves more attention among UK gardeners. Awarded an AGM (Award of Garden Merit) by the Royal Horticultural Society, it has slender, arching foliage and wonderfully-unusual copper-red blooms in May/June, which introduce a completely new colour into the water garden. Plant in full sun for the greatest number of flowers. 

We recommend starting your Iris fulva off in a pot of 2 - 4 litres capacity. Read more here on how to pot and care for your plant.