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Iris pallida 'Argentea Variegata'

Argentea Variegata' Iris

Argentea Variegata' Iris

Exposure

  • Sun
  • Partial shade

Rusticity

4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Bloom time

  • June

  • Variegated green and white foliage
  • Fragrarnt violet flowers
  • Attracts pollinators
  • Short tuberous rhizome so stays in its place
  • Résistant au perceur de l'Iris

The Iris pallida argentea Variegata is a unique perennial species (tuberous rhizome) and captivating by its variegated foliage of light green and white. Its pretty purple flowers exude a sweet scent reminiscent of grapes!

Plant details

Dimensions

Spacing
36 - 61 cm
Spread
36 - 61 cm
Height
61 - 81 cm
Spacing
14 - 24 in.
Spread
14 - 24 in.
Height
24 - 32 in.

Characteristics

Habit:

  • Upright
  • Fan-shaped

Flowering colours:

  • Purple

Plant needs

Watering:

  • Regular watering

Maintenance:

  • Easy. Prune the stems after flowering. Multiply by divisions after a few years when established.

Soil requirement:

  • Prefers well-drained
  • moist and fertile
  • but can tolerate all soil types.

Features

Resistance:

  • Iris borer

Attract:

  • Pollinators
  • Butterflies

Use:

  • Clumps
  • Borders

Attribute:

  • Fragrant flowers

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