Iris

Iris Seeds Mix

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This is a mix of Iris bloudowii, Iris laevigata, Iris missouriensis and Iris pseudacorus.

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This is a mix of Iris bloudowii, Iris laevigata, Iris missouriensis and Iris pseudacorus. The Irises will get to 2-3 feet tall, will bloom in Spring and bear 3" flowers. Hardiness zones 4-9, (-32°C/-25°F, -5°C/25°F) in Winter. They require a cold dormant period in Winter, They don't do well in warm climates. The plant prefers light sandy and medium loamy well-drained soils. The plant prefers acid and neutral soils. It requires moist or wet soil and dislikes dry soils. It can grow in semi-shade or full sun.
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Common name Iris Mix
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Species Iris ssp.
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Therapeutic uses No
Germination First, you can scarify the seeds to try to speed up germination. For faster germination, soak the seeds in slightly hot water for 24-48 hours, followed by 3 months cold stratification before sowing, 1/4 inch deep, in your soil. Keep damp soil, not soaking wet. Keep pot in warm situation 20°C/68°F. Germination usually takes several months. It can be more, depending on their degree of unbroken dormancy, don't give up.
Scarification / Stratification Seed coats may be so hard that they are impermeable to water. They need to be scratched or broken using a knife or sandpaper, in order to germinate. Chip the seeds with a sharp knife or make a few swipes with a sharp edged file or use sandpaper to allow moisture being more readily absorbed.

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