Add iris to your garden with my iris planting tips! Iris is available in a variety of colors, making it fitting for almost any garden. Iris plants love acidic soil, and can be easily grown in a container of any size. Try one of these flower garden ideas!
Grow Zone: Grow Iris in zones 3-9.
Water and Sun Needs: Iris loves partial to areas of full sun. Water deeply but infrequently.
Average Size: 6 inches to 3 feet tall, 6 inches to 2 feet wide.
Plant Type: Perennial
Special Features: Iris is a great flower for containers, one that is incredibly low maintenance, and it even attracts birds!
How to Get Started: Plant Iris in an area of your yard where it is sure to get at least half a day of sunlight. Gardeners should try to plant Iris in well draining and slightly acidic soil. Plant iris in mid to late summer, and treat it with fertilizer.
When to Harvest: Iris plants don’t provide an edible harvest, but gardeners can expect plants to bloom (if planted in late summer) by early to mid March.
What to Plant It With: Primrose, Peonies, and Lupine.
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