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Iris robusta 'Gerald Darby'

Common Name: Iris

Plant Family: Iridaceae

Iris robusta 'Gerald Darby'
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Price:  £6.00
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Availability:  

  

7 in stock

Planting Style:  cottage
Season of Interest:  Early summer
Position/ Situation:  Bog Gardens
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Purple
Scent:  No Scent
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Wet heavy soil
Soil PH:  Acid to Neutral
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Deer & Rabbit Resistant Plants
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


Moisture loving Iris, suitable for the bog garden or pond margin in shallow water. Each stem carries 3-4 flowers with violet-purple standards and falls which are whitish at the base, with a yellow flash and dark veins. May to June. A hybrid of I. versicolor and I. virginica.


Mainland UK  £6 - £8.50 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £4
Click and Collect FREE Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands £6 - £10
Guernsey & Jersey £20 European Union £15 - £20

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Please allow up to 7 working days for your order to be despatched. Plants are despatched Monday-Thursday (excl. Bank Holidays) 

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


Goes well with
Caltha palustris

Caltha palustris£5.00

King Cup, Marsh Marigold

This British native produces cheerful, shiny, yellow flowers in spring. For shallow water or a bog garden.

Shrubland Park Nurseries