IRIS SEEDS

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  1. IRIS BLUE RIBAND

    Huge, sumptuous flowers with wide, heavily marked petals open over an extended period from early to late summer. Some years ago we were given a few precious seeds from a skilled breeder of these desirable plants and these gems were the result. Their extreme breeding means that very few fertile seeds are ever set. With very few exceptions, they are reluctant to set pods. Around 70% of diploid crosses end up producing seeds, but only 20% of tetraploid crosses do so .....in a good year. In addition tetraploid pods typically contain fewer seeds. Finally, these seeds usually germinate more slowly than diploids and other irises, BUT they make fabulous, showy flowers, and are well worth the wait!! ... Learn More

    $3.79

  2. IRIS 'BROADLEIGH ROSE'

    This gorgeous, dusky, old-rose flower is a perpetual favourite at shows. This vigorous, semi-herbaceous, but often evergreen herbaceous plants is easily grown in soil with a high humus content, and is perfect mixed with shrubs in light shade. A perfect plant for digging a lump up for friends who admire it. ... Learn More

    $4.59

  3. IRIS BULLEYANA

    Mid purple flowers with darker purple veins on the standards and on the falls, and which have a light yellow zone, open on long stems in spring, which form a larger clump each year. From western China, this is a close relative of Iris chrysographes, but differs from the latter in its flowers which are a paler bluish to violet. ... Learn More

    $3.52

  4. IRIS CHRYSOGRAPHES 'BLACK GOLD'

    The flowers are certainly not oil-coloured, but its name alludes to the Greek, chrysographes or 'gold writing'. Tall strong stems hold sprays of darkest blue to almost black velvety flowers which are delicately marked with golden lines. ... Learn More

    $4.19

  5. IRIS CHRYSOGRAPHES 'BLACK KNIGHT'

    This gorgeous black flowered clone is one of the very darkest irises grown, although the flower colour is in fact a very deep violet that appears black, the falls having an exquisitely delicate golden tracery of veins near the centre. This solid clump-forming, rhizomatous perennial has upright, strap-like, grey-green leaves, and is truly one of the nearest flower colours to black it is possible to grow although seedlings may vary. ... Learn More

    $3.66

  6. IRIS ENSATA 'PRIZE-WINNING MIX'

    These seeds have been collected from some of our most requested cultivars and truly spectacular plants, including 'Higo' and 'Blue-Peter', with some flowers being up to 15 centimetres across or more, with all colours from white through pastel pinks to deepest blue and red-purple. These seeds could be the best bet for a new prize-winner. ... Learn More

    $3.52

  7. IRIS FOETIDISSIMA

    The unusual "Welsh Gladwyn," is usually grown not for its pale mauve flowers, but for the bright orange seeds which burst forth from the seed-pods in autumn, but do not fall (as shown in picture). Whole stems can then be cut to make an impressive floral display which lasts until the following year. ... Learn More

    $2.39

  8. IRIS FOETIDISSIMA 'CITRINA'

    An improved variation of the "Welsh Gladwyn Iris", which has pale lemon instead of the normal mauve flowers. The attractive thick evergreen leaves make a wonderful autumn and winter foil for the large pods of bright orange seeds when they burst open. ... Learn More

    $3.06

  9. IRIS FORRESTII

    Distinguished by its lemon-yellow flowers with reddish-brown veins and markings on the falls, Iris forrestii, a member of the normally blue Chrysographes subseries, makes a superb companion with the black form of Iris chrysographes. A rarely offered clumping species from China, Yunnan, Sichuan & Burma, it grows in moist sites flowering in early summer, and is easy and non invasive in the border. ... Learn More

    $3.92

  10. IRIS FORRESTII HYBRIDS

    We are offering an attractive mix of various hybrid forms of this lovely plant from southern China, with flowers that vary from lemon yellow, through shades of purple and mauve, all with purplish veins, held on strong stems above clumps of narrow, almost grassy leaves. ... Learn More

    $3.79

  11. IRIS GRAEBERIANA

    This easy and vigorous juno iris grows to very little more than 6 to 8 inches tall, the most attractive flowers being borne in the early spring with blue-purple blooms with white to blue or even lavender markings which are strongly veined around the crest. Glossy bright green leaves with white margins add to the pretty effect. This lovely gem slowly expands into a strong clump. ... Learn More

    $4.85

  12. IRIS GRAMINEA

    Plum-scented, reddish-purple flowers with white falls strongly veined with violet, open in June and July. This beardless dwarf spuria iris is native from Spain to Russia and throughout the Caucasus. The name 'Graminea' means 'grass', referring to the grass-like clump of leaves. Few seeds collected. ... Learn More

    $4.26

  13. IRIS HOOKERI

    Rather resembling a dwarf Iris setosa, this lovely iris has large, reflexed, blue-purple flowers, white-blotched at the centre, and all attractively pencilled in deeper purple, with small standards. It does best with ample moisture, but must have adequate sun to flower well. These plants are native to the coastal states of north-east USA and Canada, where they grow in damp places. ... Learn More

    $3.46

  14. IRIS INNOMINATA 'PACIFIC COAST SELECT'

    These beardless hardy irises open in shades of blue-purple, lavender and paler combinations, with distinctive veining on the falls, and are usually evergreen, being native to areas with wet winters, relatively dry summers, and moderate temperatures, and flowering in the spring to early summer. Pacific Coast irises are found in the western United States, mostly Oregon and California, but also Washington. ... Learn More

    $3.79

  15. IRIS KERNERIANA

    This rare and gorgeous plant is the only yellow species amongst the spuria irises, blooming in early summer with large, narrow, reflexed-petalled, lemon-yellow flowers with narrow leaves. It needs neutral to slightly acidic, gritty, well drained soil with plenty of free-flowing water in Spring, and is native to N E Turkey, where it grows in open pine forests at altitude. ... Learn More

    $5.25

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