Bearded Iris 'Kent Pride'
Bearded Iris 'Kent Pride'
Bearded Iris 'Kent Pride'

Bearded Iris 'Kent Pride'

Bearded Iris 'Kent Pride'

1 bare root — £5.95

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Orders placed before 1 March 2023
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Description

If you like the burnished, coppery tones which are currently peaking in plant fashion, then you’ll love the toasty burgundy-brown blooms of classic Bearded Iris 'Kent Pride'. Naturally flowering from May to June, chic bearded iris such as this are a regular crowd-pleaser in show gardens at the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Iris germanica 'Kent Pride' is particularly engaging with its distinctive, richly-coloured standards combined with glamorous gold-flushed falls. Plant a patch of these dusky wonders and you’re in for a real treat!

Drought tolerant and low maintenance Bearded Iris are the ideal plant for a sunny, dry part of the garden - the more they’re baked in the sun, the better they flower. Plant the roots level with the soil surface to ensure it gets plenty of sunlight, you will need to water them regularly to start with but once they’re settled they’ll happily do their thing with very little in the way of intervention.

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Comes back every year

  • Fragrant

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Naturalising

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • In peat-free compost

  • Low maintenance

  • Drought tolerant

  • Fully hardy

  • Rodent resistant

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Iris germanica 'Kent Pride'

  • Flower colour

    Copper, brown

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Plant size

    1

  • Established height

    50-70cm

  • Established spread

    10-20cm

  • Plant spacing

    25 plants per m2

  • Habit

    Upright
    Clump-forming

  • Life cycle

    Perennial
    Naturalising

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    3-4 years

  • Sunlight

    Full sun

  • Position

    Sheltered
    Exposed

  • Suitable for

    Borders
    Gravel gardens
    Coastal gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens
    Cut flower gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining
    Dry

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Stony

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    Yes

  • Pollinator-friendly

    Yes

  • Mouse resistant

    Yes

  • Rabbit resistant

    Yes

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    Skin/eyes irritant
    Harmful if eaten

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Other information

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2023
    You can expect your order in March 2023

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
    You can expect your order in April 2023

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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