Iris pallida (is a fully hardy perennial herbaceous bulb with purple flowers in early Summer and late Spring, and it takes less than 1 year to flower. It grows well in direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are , ) .
Iris pallida grows in soils ranging from a pH of 6 (acidic ranges from 5.6 to 6) to 8 (slightly alkaline ranges from 7.6 to 8). It is adapted to clay, clay loam, loam, sandy clay, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils.
This is a erect bulb and has a clump forming growth form, and has an ultimate height of 0.9m / 3ft and spread of 0.5m / 1.6ft. It can take 2-3 years to reach its ultimate height.
The leaves are green in Spring and Summer. They arein shape.
The plant prefers a sheltered situation.
Moderate in whole plant. Severe stomach upset if eaten.
City courtyard garden, coastal/seaside suitable, container plant, cottage informal garden, flower arranging and flower border and bed.
Propagation techniques include bulbs and division.-39°C / -38.2F to 2-3 years 0.9m / 3ft 0.5m / 1.6ft
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|Specific epithet ?||pallida|
|Sweet iris (United States), Dalmatian iris (Ireland)|
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