I received a small piece of rhizome for this Iris from a swap. It was planted in Gnomeville in the right center.
‘Lady Friend’ (Joseph Ghio, registered 1980). Seedling 76-126-O. TB, height 38" (97 cm), Very Early to Early Bloomer. Garnet red; red beard. ‘Indian Territory’ X ‘Countryman’. Bay View Gardens 1981. Honorable Mention 1983; Award of Merit 1985.
SneIrish's Iris germanica - Tall Bearded Iris 'Lady Friend' Care Instructions
Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 1.19 inches (3.05 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.99 inches (2.55 cm) if planning to sow direct.
Bearded iris 'Lady Friend' is known for growing to a height of approximately 86.0 cm (2.79 feet) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
Your garden has partial sun light - a full sun position will ensure your plant thrives.
Remember to water moderately.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (6b) is within the ideal range for Bearded iris 'Lady Friend'. The recommended range is between Zone 3 and 9.
Try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 6.1 and 7.8 as Bearded iris 'Lady Friend' likes to be in acidic to alkaline soil.
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