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botanical name:
Iris 'Penrhyn'
Iris 'Penrhyn' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Tall Bearded Iris
family:  Iridaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.20m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: violet
main season: Spring
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 deep violet-purple flowers with ruffled petal edges.

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 Foster, 1987

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