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botanical name:
Iris 'Blue Lamp'
Iris 'Blue Lamp' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Tall Bearded Iris
family:  Iridaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 1.00m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: blue
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Large flowers of deep violet-blue with ruffled petal edges. Slightly scented. Grey-green sword-shaped leaves.

cultivation:
Well drained, preferably neutral to slightly acid soil in full sun. Rhizomes should be partially exposed and flowering is best in areas with long warm summers. Divide clumps when congested.

propagation:
By division

other notes:
Bred by C. Bartlett, 1999

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