Belonging to the Iris genus (Iris germanica 'Buttered Popcorn'), Buttered Popcorn is a variety of Bearded iris. This variety is a Flower that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Normally grows to a mature height of 86.0 cm (2.79 feet).
Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Buttered Popcorn Bearded iris is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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How to grow Buttered Popcorn
Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Buttered Popcorn is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will tend to go dormant over the long winter months. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Buttered Popcorn are Zone 3 and Zone 9. A soil ph of between 6.1 and 7.8 is ideal for Buttered Popcorn as it does best in weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil.
Growing Buttered Popcorn from seed
Aim to sow 0.99 inches (2.55 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 1.19 inches (3.05 cm).
Transplanting Buttered Popcorn
As Buttered Popcorn is very hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.
Harvesting Buttered Popcorn