iris japonica

Ceci43August 11, 2013

My iris japonica has opened its first bloom of the season. It is a very hardy plant. It grows with almost no care.

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katob Z6ish, NE Pa

It looks nice. Does it bloom for a long time?

    Bookmark   August 12, 2013 at 10:32PM
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Kato, it blooms in Winter. Each bloom of the cluster lasts only two or three days, but, as they don't open at the same time, the plant has flowers for many days.

    Bookmark   August 13, 2013 at 5:08PM
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Blooms in winter? That's rather unusual. I grew this plant for years in my old garden and it bloomed around April, which is midspring in the northern hemisphere. A wonderful evergreen groundcover type iris for a wooded setting.

And not a bulb :-)

    Bookmark   August 21, 2013 at 5:37PM
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