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Iris spuria 'Mixed Hybrids'


'Butterfly Iris' Plants grow 2 to 4 feet tall and come in a wide mix of colors. Spurias prefer neutral to slightly alkaline soil and lots of bright sunshine for good blooming. Grow in well-drained soils that are moderately enriched with organic matter, they are heavy feeders that like it dry during flowering and often go dormant later on when it becomes very hot. Late spring and early summer blooming.

Zones (3)5-9

Native to the Mediterranean region to Iran. 

Soak in hot water for three days, changing with with fresh hot water every 24 hours. Lightly cover seeds and keep moist at room temps for 2 weeks. Place in fridge for six weeks, then move to 65F. Germination starts in one week and can be spread-out over for many months. Do not discard seed trays for two years.

30 seeds