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Iris Flight of Butterflies

£12.00
3 Litre pot
Key information

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.

Spring deliveries will commence the week beginning 18th March. A member of the Soto team will be in touch to confirm your delivery date. 

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Delivery & Returns
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Top Tip

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

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Aspect
Sun or Partial

The Flight of Butterflies likes to be positioned in the sun or part shade.

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Care Level
Easy

This iris is easy to look after.

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Watering
Regularly

Water this Iris well when planting and then frequently in warmer months.

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Feeding
Compost

When planting Flight of Butterflies, settle in with plenty of good quality, peat-free compost.

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Soil
Tolerates most soil types

Keep soil moist and well drained. When planting add a drainage medium, such as grit or crocs, to encourage better drainage.

Quick facts

BOTANICAL NAME
Iris 'Flight of Butterflies' (Sib)
PLANT TYPE
Flowers every year (perennial)
RECOMMENDED SOTO POT SIZE
Small
HARDINESS
Hardy
NURSERY POT SIZE
3L
TOXICITY
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'.

The Iris loves to be in the sun but will tolerate being in partial shade. It is known for its striking flowers and is very popular with garden designers.

Max demonstrates how to cut back the Iris in the autumn to encourage strong growth the next spring. 

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