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Iris 'Cannington Sheik'
© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Tall Bearded Iris
poisonous or irritant
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
Tall bearded variety, large, slightly ruffled flowers with very pale lilac standards, dusky mauve falls marked with yellow and yellow-orange beards.
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.
Raised by Cy Bartlett, 1986