Iris pallida 'Aurea Variegata'

Iris pallida 'Aurea Variegata'

Iris pallida 'Aurea Variegata' - Iris pallida 'Aurea Variegata'

Common Name: Iris pallida 'Aurea Variegata'
Genus: Iris
Species: pallida
Cultivar: 'Aurea Variegata'

The Greek translation of the word Iris means Rainbow, probably referring to the many different flower colours of this Genus.

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has fragrant flowers/foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.00 m (100 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 1.00 m (100 cm)

Foliage Type: Semi EvergreenFlower Colour: Purple, Yellow
Foliage Colour: Blue/Green, Gold, Yellow, VariegatedFlowering Period: June

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Clay/Heavy or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

This bearded Iris produces pale lilac, scented flowers with yellow beards. The broad, light bluish-green leaves have golden-yellow stripes and are much shorter than the flower stalks. It is not always necessary to follow the conventional advice when growing Iris; which often suggests only well drained soil is suitable. Iris pallida ‘Aurea Variegata’ can be found growing happily in heavy clay soil.

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