Despatched with Late Summer or Autumn orders
Iris unguicularis Mary Barnard is velvety purple-blue, with golden markings on the falls. It is the darkest of the Iris unguicularis and a glossy marvel in February, with shorter and darker foliage. Eating any part of the plant may cause severe discomfort.
Iris unguicularis Mary Barnard has been awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit because it has proved to be reliable in appropriate conditions and a good performing plant.
Iris unguicularis Mary Barnard should be planted in a very sheltered, sunny site in well drained soil, allowing for 12" (30cm) spread and height and water in until established. Only tidy the foliage by pulling out old leaves as severe cutting back is not recommended.
Height 15" (38cm)