Iris Flight of Butterflies
The Iris Flight of Butterflies has beautiful deep blue violet flowers with white veins , surrounded by tall, green, grass like foliage. Relaxed yet striking, this Siberian Iris reminds Soto of free and delicate butterflies. Flowering from June, this Iris brings a splash of striking colour to your borders and patios.
The leaves die back in autumn, returning in spring. Remove old foliage before new leaves start to grow.
How to care for Iris Flight of Butterflies
The Flight of Butterflies likes to be positioned in the sun or part shade.
This iris is easy to look after.
Water this Iris well when planting and then frequently in warmer months.
When planting Flight of Butterflies, settle in with plenty of good quality, peat-free compost.
Keep soil moist and well drained. When planting add a drainage medium, such as grit or crocs, to encourage better drainage.
Iris 'Flight of Butterflies' (Sib)
Flowers every year (perennial)
RECOMMENDED SOTO POT SIZE
NURSERY POT SIZE
This plant is harmful if ingested
EVENTUAL GROWTH (3-5 Years)
Height - 0.5m-1m, Width - 0.5m-1m
Iris Tropic Night (Iris sibirica 'Tropic Night')
In this Soto Masterclass Max highlights the key features of the very popular Iris Tropic Night, otherwise known as Iris sibirica 'Tropic Night'.
Max demonstrates how to cut back the Iris in the autumn to encourage strong growth the next spring.