Dutch Iris 'Lion King'
Dutch Iris 'Lion King'
Dutch Iris 'Lion King'

Dutch Iris 'Lion King'

Dutch Iris 'Lion King'

10 bulbs — £4.75

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Orders placed before 1 September 2022
You can expect your order in September 2022

Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2022
You can expect your order in October 2022

Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2022
You can expect your order within 10 business days

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Description

Your garden will be right on trend featuring this spectacular Dutch Iris ‘Lion King’, brandishing the latest craze of luxurious, burnt copper-brown tones. When it comes to Irises, it’s fair to say that this is a true beauty, with immaculate flower form and fearlessly extravagant detail. Two-tone flowers are comprised of golden-yellow falls with rich mahogany stripes, topped with a mane of satiny brown uppers.

Dutch Irises are distinctive, beautiful and also very reliable and easy to grow. These robust plants grow up to 50cm and are perfect for growing in borders where they have room to naturalise over the years. Flowering perennially from late spring through to early summer, they’ll put on a great show of blooms every year which gets fuller and more impressive each time. What’s more, Dutch Iris ‘Lion King’ provides you with a generous supply of gorgeous flowers on long stems which look fabulous and last really well in indoor arrangements!

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Comes back every year

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Iris × hollandica 'Lion King®'

  • Flower colour

    Yellow, brown

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Bulb size

    8/9

  • Established height

    50-70cm

  • Established spread

    10-20cm

  • Plant spacing

    100 bulbs per m2

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

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

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    Harmful if eaten
    Skin/eyes irritant

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Other information

    • Plant your Dutch Iris 'Lion King' bulbs from mid to late autumn;

    • Plant in borders or containers in sun or partial shade;

    • Plant your bulbs two to three times as deep as the bulb is high;

    • Space the bulbs about twice the bulb diameter apart;

    • Place the Dutch Iris 'Lion King' bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards.

    Read all planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 September 2022
    You can expect your order in September 2022

    Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2022
    You can expect your order in October 2022

    Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2022
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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