Genus Species: Libertia paniculata
Common / Product Name: Native Iris
Habit: TUFTS (TF)
Height x Width: 0.6 – 0.6m x 0.60 – 0.60m
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Low
Drought Tolerance: Low
Origin: Australian Plant
Evergreen: Rhizomatous perennial
Flowering: starts: Spring / ends: Early Summer
Flower Colour: White
Irrigation: Yes water during dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: High to medium frost tolerance temperatures as low as -7°C. As a perennial this plant can become dormant until conditions are suitable for new growth.
Upper Temperatures: Tolerates periods of dry spells with temperatures extending from Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C for short spells.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.