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Iris 'Lincoln Imp' (Iris 'Lincoln Imp')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.4m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Iris 'Lincoln Imp'

Other names

Iris 'Lincoln Imp'

Genus

Iris Iris

Variety or Cultivar

'Lincoln Imp' _ 'Lincoln Imp' is an evergreen perennial with narrow, dark green leaves and dark veined, light violet-blue, dark purple flowers.


Iris 'Lincoln Imp' is: Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause severe discomfort.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Yellow, Dark-purple, Pale-blue in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails , Thrips Slugs , Snails , Thrips

Grey mould , Iris rhizome rot Grey mould , Iris rhizome rot

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering to keep tidy

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Iris 'Lincoln Imp' (Iris 'Lincoln Imp') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Wallside and trellises, Coastal, City

Cultivation

Plant in moist, but well-drained, neutral to slightly acid loam in full sun or partial shade. Mulch in spring.

Soil type

Loamy, Clay

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Iris 'Lincoln Imp'

Other names

Iris 'Lincoln Imp'

Genus

Iris Iris

Variety or Cultivar

'Lincoln Imp' _ 'Lincoln Imp' is an evergreen perennial with narrow, dark green leaves and dark veined, light violet-blue, dark purple flowers.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause severe discomfort.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Yellow, Dark-purple, Pale-blue in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails , Thrips

Specific diseases

Grey mould , Iris rhizome rot

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering to keep tidy

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Iris 'Lincoln Imp' (Iris 'Lincoln Imp') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Wallside and trellises, Coastal, City

Cultivation

Plant in moist, but well-drained, neutral to slightly acid loam in full sun or partial shade. Mulch in spring.

Soil type

Loamy, Clay

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

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