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botanical name:
Iris 'Norfolk Belle'
Iris 'Norfolk Belle' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Tall Bearded Iris
family:  Iridaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.00m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
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: -18°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Large showy flowers with frilly edged petals that are white in the middle and clear lemon yellow at the margins. Early summer flowering with sturdy, erect, well branched stems. Glaucous green strap-shaped leaves. Vigorous and spreading habit.

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:
Raised by Mr. C. Welch, Thetford, Norfolk, UK

RHS AGM

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