Iris 'Bold Print'

Iris 'Bold Print'

Bearded iris

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Iris 'Bold Print'
  • Common name: Bearded iris
  • Plant type: Perennial
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Evergreen

Height: 75cm

Spread: 30cm

Flower colour:
  • Blue
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Flowers

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Iris 'Bold Print'

Bearded irises have 'beards' on each of the falls (lower petals) of the flowers. Iris 'Bold Print' bears white standards and falls with a ruffled, blue-purple margin, and a light blue beard. It's ideal for growing in a sunny mixed herbaceous border or gravel garden, and makes an excellent cut flower.

For best results grow Iris 'Bold Print' in well-drained soil in full sun, and mulch with well-rotted manure or garden compost annually.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Middle
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Maintenance: Prefers rich soil
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: Irritates skin, Purgative if ingested

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