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Iris germanica English Cottage

Iris germanica English Cottage

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English Cottage will tower over your garden with exotic orchid-like blooms beautiful and unique, they bring th... read more

English Cottage will tower over your garden with exotic orchid-like blooms beautiful and unique, they bring their fabulous grandeur and colour back for a encore again late in the season. Produces elegant pure white blooms with violet markings on the fall edges and a wonderful fragrance. This Iris blooms twice in one season.

Cutflowers Fragrant


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Iris germanica English Cottage - 1 plant

Iris germanica English Cottage - 1 plant B04710 - English Cottage

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Iris germanica English Cottage

English Cottage will tower over your garden with exotic orchid-like blooms beautiful and unique, they bring their fabulous grandeur and colour back for a encore again late in the season. Produces elegant pure white blooms with violet markings on the fall edges and a wonderful fragrance. This Iris blooms twice in one season.

Details Iris germanica English Cottage

  • Cutflowers
  • Fragrant
  • Blooms: June - July
  • Flower colour: white
  • Full grown: 2 Years
  • Full grown height: 30 - 40''
  • Plant spacing: 10''
  • Hardiness: 5 Fahrenheit
  • harmful if eaten
  • Well drained

How to take care of English Cottage

Do not be alarmed by the dryness. Iris Rhizomes hate to be wet; it will not affect performance. Don’t worry about old spent dead roots; fresh ones will replace them. Plant English Cottage in a sunny position in well-drained moisture retentive soil! Pay attention to drainage in heavy clay soils, it's better to plant in raised beds.

Dig a shallow hole approx. 10 inches (25cm) in diameter or more and 4 inches (10cm) deep. Make a ridge of soil down the middle and place the rhizome on the ridge, spreading roots down both sides.

Fill the hole with soil and firm it gently. Cover the roots and rhizome with dirt, but don’t bury deeply.

Bearded irises have rhizomes (fleshy roots) that should be partially exposed, or thinly covered with soil in hot climates.

Water deeply during periods of drought! Apply fertilizer and a thin layer of compost around the base of plants each spring and again after blooming. To encourage a second bloom, cut flower stalks to the ground after the leaves have turned yellow.

Attention: Flowering may take one extra season, as English Cottage need to get settled. Divide rhizomes every 3-5 years in late summer. Replant immediately. We recommend protecting newly planted Iris especially in areas with harsh winters but once established if you cover iris your chance of soft rot increases.

Irises need to breathe.

Customer reviews

Belle B.

Customer service very good when I contacted them and the plant was sturdy and healthy. I would order again from this company

      Excellent
01-02-2019

Diana K.

 Plants arrived in good condition, appears handled with care from supplier and by delivery company. Very satisfied with service and goods.

     Good
27-01-2019

Anonymous

Excellent delivery, lovely healthy plants and very well packed. Exactly as ordered, thank you for great service and plants..

      Excellent
20-01-2019

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