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Orthrosanthus laxus nana

Genus Species: Orthrosanthus laxus nana    

Common / Product Name: Dwarf Morning Iris

Habit:   TUFTS (TF)

Available Sizes

Height x Width: 0.2 – 0.2m x 0.20 – 0.20m

Pruning:   Light Medium

Frost Tolerance:   High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Medium / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Tufting evergreen perennial

Flowering:  starts: Late Spring

Flower Colour:   Violet

Irrigation:   Yes water during dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Once established has good tolerance to cold. Temperatures as low as -5°C, leaves will burn however plant as good recover. To rejuvenate growth cut back after frost period is over.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.

Fertilising: Use a slow release fertilizer annually.

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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