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Botanical name: Iris 'Mother Earth'
Other names: Iris 'Mother Earth', Bearded iris 'Mother Earth', Tall bearded iris 'Mother Earth', Reblooming bearded iris 'Mother Earth', German reblooming iris 'Mother Earth'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Mother Earth' _ 'Mother Earth' is a clump-forming, rhizomatous perennial with upright, strap-like, blue-green leaves and flowers with pale pink standards above lilac falls and orange beards blooming in spring and again from late summer to mid-autumn.
Iris 'Mother Earth' is: Deciduous
Flower: Pale-pink, Orange, Lilac in Spring; Lilac, Pale-pink, Orange in Summer; Pale-pink, Orange, Lilac in Autumn
Foliage: Blue-green in Spring; Blue-green in Summer; Blue-green in Autumn
Habit: Clump-forming, Erect
Toxicity: Ingestion may cause severe discomfort.
Pruning: Cut down spent flower stems. Remove dead foliage in autumn.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Iris 'Mother Earth' (Iris 'Mother Earth') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Flower Arranging, Roof terrace, Wallside and trellises
Cultivation: Will perform best in full sun in well-drained, neutral or slightly acidic loam. Divide and replant every three years.
Soil type: Loamy, Sandy
Soil drainage: Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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