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botanical name:
Iris 'Red Orchid'
Iris 'Red Orchid' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Bearded Iris
family:  Iridaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.40m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: spiky
leaf colour: green
flower colour: maroon
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
Intermediate bearded Iris. Dark maroon-red flowers with a golden beard. Flowering in mid to late spring and sometimes again in the autumn.

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.

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