LIBERTIA ixioides

Commonly known as New Zealand iris

New Zealand native with stiff upright yellow-green leaves with white flowers produced among the leaves. Smaller growing than L.grandiflora but forms a good clump
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Linear leaves 20-30cm (8-12in) long.
  • White
  • Height
    60cm (24in)
  • Spread
    60cm (24in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Rhizomatous perennial forming dense clumps. Produces clusters of usually 2-10 flowers to 1cm (½in) across.
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun

LIBERTIA ixioides

 
Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£14.00 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2024
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    New Zealand, Chatham Island.
  • Flower Shape
    Star-shaped
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suits a mixed or herbaceous border
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich. Protect with winter mulch in frost prone areas
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60cm (24in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60cm (24in)
 

Buy Varieties of LIBERTIA ixioides

LIBERTIA ixioides 'Goldfinger'

LIBERTIA ixioides 'Goldfinger'

New Zealand iris

a fantastic compact plant with evergreen grass-like golden foliage with a bright central yellow stripe. Pure white starry flowers

 
£14.50 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

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