Iris takes its name from the Greek word for a rainbow, referring to the wide variety of flower colours found among the many species. They prefer to be planted in a fertile rather moist, but well drained garden soil and in a sunny protected position.
Iris Species and Hybrids Bucharica.
has creamy-white flowers with straw-coloured tips to the outer segments.
Iris Species and Hybrids Histrioides Finola.
Ivory-white flowers with blue veins and narrow yellow stripe at centre of each petal.
Iris Species and Hybrids Histrioides George.
Plum-purple flowers with dark veins. The purple falls have a yellow blotch on a white background with purple stripes.
RHS Award of Garden Merit.
Iris Species and Hybrids Histrioides Lady Beatrix Stanley.
Rich blue flowers with white feathering and a yellow stripe down the centre of the falls.
Dutch Iris Montecito.
Creamy-white standards with yellow falls.
Dutch Iris Silvery Beauty.
Deep blue standards with white falls and a bright yellow blotch.
Dutch Iris Blue, Yellow and White Mix
A mixture of blue, yellow and white varieties.
Iris Species and Hybrids Reticulata Fabiola.
These violet-blue flowers have a white blotch with a hint of yellow.
Outstandingly elegant ivory white almost ice-blue falls. Highly popular variety.