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Common Name

IRIS Flavescens

Broad, creamy yellow self with brown haft markings. Flowers May-June. Ht 90cm. Sp. 30cm. Sun. Well drained soil. A naturally occuring hybrid. Introduced into cultivation by de Candolle 1813.


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Plant Details: IRIS Flavescens

Plant: IRIS

Variety: Flavescens

Common name: Bearded iris

Family: Iridaceae

Origin: Europe

Flower colour: Yellow

Flower month: May, Jun

Flower scent: Sweetly

Foliage colour: Green

Hardy: Hardy

Soil type: Well drained soil

Aspect: Sun

Evergreen: Deciduous

Height: 90

Spread: 30

Flower type: Single

Flower attribute: Elegant

Leaf colour: Green

Seed month: Aug, Sep, Oct

Seed colour: Brown, Yellow

Self: YES

Historic: YES

Plant breeder: De Candolle

Winter grow conditions: O

Compost: P

Year of introduction: 1813

Web rating: Michael Loftus rating 10/10

Pot Size: Bareroot

Mail Order Details

​We aim to dispatch our container grown stock within 5-7 working days & 7-10 working days’ for bareroot stock. However there may be a delay on certain plants due to regular changes in availability and plant quality. We only send plants of optimum quality therefore your delivery may be split and plants sent to follow later. Whilst we try and keep our website up to date inevitably during busy period’s plants may sell out.

We advise you contact the nursery regarding availability should you have any concerns. Or Click Here to find out more about our mail order plants.

Collections – For container grown stock we need 4 workings days’ notice before collection & 10 days’ for bareroot stock. You can collect from the nursery on a Wednesday between 9am-4pm or a Saturday between 9am-12noon or on one of our open weekends.

IRIS Flavescens photo

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