Purchased at the Tulsa Iris Society sale Sept. 17, 2016 for $2.
‘Big Blue Eyes’ ( Paul Black, R. 2005). Seedling K343C. SDB, height 14.5" (37 cm), Late bloom. Standards and style arms icy white; Falls large medium blue spot, 3/8" white band, fine darker blue veins over spot, hafts veined white, white darts either side and at end of beard; beards pale lavender; ruffled; slight musky fragrance. ‘Puddy Tat’ X ‘Cachet’. Mid-America 2006. Honorable Mention 2008, Award of Merit 2010.
This planting is in the Back Yard garden .
Latest Milestone Thinning Out
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.
normally grows to a max height of 2.79 feet (that's 86.0 cm metric) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
Your garden has full sun light which is ideal for Bearded iris.
Remember to water moderately.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (6b) is within the ideal range for Bearded iris. 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 likes to be in acidic to alkaline soil.
More information about Iris Big Blue Eyes SDB is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Iris Big Blue Eyes SDB Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.