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Iris pumila 'Cherry Garden'Dwarf Bearded Iris

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

FROM £8.99

Dwarf variety reaching just 30cm (12") tall

Attractive foliage with a clump forming habit

Perfect for the front of sunny borders

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Please note: This product cannot be delivered outside the United Kingdom.

Height Up to 30cm (12in)
Spread Up to 30cm (12in)

Hardy Perennial

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Description
Sheer opulence for the front of the border! Dark cherry-red blooms with purple falls, rise above the silvery-green, sword-like foliage. Iris pumila 'Cherry Garden' is a dwarf variety of the ever popular Bearded Iris, thriving in the same sunny, well drained soils as its taller relatives. With a neat clump forming habit, it makes an excellent choice for dotting through gravel gardens, where it shows excellent drought tolerance. Its upright stature is perfect for adding texture and structure to sunny perennial borders. Height and spread: 30cm (12”).

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.


1 x 1 litre potted iris plant (64270)
2 x 1 litre potted iris plants (T64271P)

How to Grow
A sunny position in well drained soil is ideal for growing iris. Bearded iris rhizomes prefer an open position where the rhizomes can bake in the summer sun, without being shaded by other plants. These perennials require a very free draining soil, so amend heavy clay soils with plenty of grit and well rotted manure prior to planting. When planting iris, ensure that the rhizome sits just at the soil surface as they are prone to rot if planted too deeply.
More Info
Overcrowded clumps of bearded iris plants can be divided in late summer after flowering. Avoid mulching the rhizomes to prevent them from rotting over winter. Caution: irritant to skin and eyes, harmful if eaten.
Delivery

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £1.95.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.95.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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