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.
Sow seeds at any time covering them very thinly with compost or grit, and leaving some of the seed showing, as light can initiate germination, just as in the wild, and leave in a well-lit, warm spot. Sometimes, artificial heat may not be needed, and may prevent germination, as some species will only germinate in the spring after being chilled in the moist seed tray. Grow on in sharply draining compost in a pot, or the open ground.
Classification:Half hardy bulb, Hardy bulb
Packet Content:8 seeds (Approx)