Iris sibirica Butter and Sugar
- 3 x Iris sibirica Butter and Sugar
|Botanical name||Iris sibirica Butter and Sugar|
|Delivered as||Bare roots|
|Location||Sun and shade|
|Preferred Soil||Peaty soil|
|Fully grown in||1 year|
|Full grown height||80cm - 100cm|
|Mature width||30cm - 40cm|
How to take care of Iris sibirica Butter and Sugar
Iris sibirica Butter and Sugar Bare Root dislikes waterlogged, heavy soils or those that are prone to drying out, avoid rich soils as they promote weak growth vulnerable to frost-damage. Iris sibirica Butter and Sugar Bare Root loves a well-drained soil containing organic matter and a sunny position. Iris sibirica Butter and Sugar Bare Root are best grown in containers, spacious pots and/or raised borders and when they become root bound they will flower more profusely. Keep Iris sibirica Butter and Sugar Bare Root frost-free for winter by ensuring the crowns are covered with sand or bracken or move pots to a frost-free location until spring. Once established feed Iris sibirica Butter and Sugar Bare Root in spring with an Organic Fertiliser and during the summer with a liquid fertiliser. Let Iris sibirica Butter and Sugar Bare Root die back naturally; the yellowing foliage will provide nutrients for next year’s bloom. No need to cut down in the autumn, as the seed heads look attractive over winter.
Please soak the bare roots for 12-18 hours (do not exceed 24 hours). This allows them to take up the maximum amount of water without doing any injury to the plant.
For additional instructions see product packaging.