Iris 'Cardew' (Iris 'Cardew' )
Variety or Cultivar:
'Cardew' ~ 'Cardew' is a perennial with an erect habit. It has glaucous foliage. In spring and summer it bears up to eight flowers with pale violet-blue and deep violet-purple petals and a yellow beard.
Plant in well-drained, neutral to slightly acid loam in full sun.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Wallside and trellises, Coastal, City
Exposed or Sheltered
May be subject to a virus.
Cut back after flowering to keep tidy.
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Iris 'Cardew' is:
Yellow, Dark-purple, Pale-purple in Spring; Dark-purple, Pale-purple, Yellow in Summer
Blue-green in Spring; Blue-green in Summer; Blue-green in Autumn
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