Iris Metolius Blue
A gorgeous summer flowering Iris in shades of pale blue. Foliage will die down in autumn and it is hardy.
Month Available: May
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Blue
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade
Season of Interest: Summer
Plant Type: Perennial
Main Attribute: Flowers
Height / Spread: 90cm x 30cm (3ft x 1ft)
Iris can be divided in spring time. Simply lift the plant, split with a trowel or spade and divide into clumps. You can then re-plant in different areas of your garden.
Where to Plant: Borders
Pests and Diseases: Slugs, snails.
Plant Care: Deadhead after flowering and cut back foliage in autumn
Care and Time: Low - spring
Warning: Harmful if eaten.
These sibirica types of iris will benefit from a mulch of humus rich compost every year. Doing this will encourage more flowers.
History: Iris Metolius Blue is a form of Bearded Iris, ideal for mixed garden borders.
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