Autumn Princess - Dutch Iris
Beautiful, soft purple standards with veined yellow falls (late). New this year, bulbs previously sold as Autumn princess were Red Ember. (mid flowering).
Dutch Iris: (Zones 1,2,3,4) - See also General Bulb Growing Instructions
Dutch Iris prefer temperate climates but will tolerate warmer conditions than tulips. They are reasonably hardy and will naturalise in the right conditions. Plant 10cm apart and 10cm deep. They are best planted in groups and will form clumps that can be separated after a few years. Water well from planting onwards to promote root growth. They make excellent cut flowers; cut when buds have begun to unfurl. Flower mid-late spring.
Aspect: Full sun to semi shade
Growing Zones: Zones 1, 2, 3, 4 (refer to Climate Map)
Product Type: Dutch Iris
Product code: AUP
Scientific Name: Iris x hybrid
Supplied as: Dry Bulbs
Water Wise: No
Colour: Purple, Yellow
Planting Time: Feb;Mar;Apr
End Use: Garden;Cut Flowers;Naturalising
Frost Hardy: Yes