How to Grow Iris?

Answer Irises are not hard to grow if you keep a few basics in mind. They're relatively drought-tolerant and very low maintenance. The plant has beautiful large flowers in the spring. It can also surprise... Read More »

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How to Grow the Butterfly Iris?

The butterfly iris (Dietes spp.) is a special, dainty iris that heralds from South Africa. It is a perennial and it forms an upright clump with grass-like leaves and gorgeous flowers.

How do I grow iris plants?

PlantingChoose a site in the garden with full sun and well-drained soil. Till the garden bed soil to a depth of 12 to 15 inches. Mix in a 2-inch layer of compost. Plant the rhizome, which is a thic... Read More »

How to Grow Iris Bulbs in a Container?

Irises (Iridaceae) are among the oldest known perennials and have been around for more than 4,000 years. In ancient Egypt the iris flower was their symbol of majesty and power. In Greek mythology, ... Read More »

How to Grow Dutch Iris Blue Bulbs?

The Dutch iris is a perennial flower that blooms on long, straight stalks. The flower comes in a number of colors, including shades of blue. Like most perennial flowers, the blue Dutch iris thrives... Read More »