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botanical name:
Iris 'El Torito'
Iris 'El Torito' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris
family:  Iridaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.40m
width: 0.25m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour: golden
stem/bark: blue-green
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
Bright golden yellow flowers with conspicuous orange beards, in late spring. Compact habit with erect blueish-green leaves.

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.

By division

other notes:
Raised by Bennett Jones, Oregon, USA.


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