Stinking Iris, Gladwin Iris, Gladdon, Roast Beef Plant Iris foetidissima

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Botanical Name:

Iris foetidissima

Family:

Iridaceae

Genus:

Iris

Species:

foetidissima

Common Name:

Stinking Iris, Gladwin Iris, Gladdon, Roast Beef Plant

Seeds Per Pound:
5,333
Quantity:
0.1 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
11
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
3 feet
Collection Locale:
Germany
Crop Year:
2020
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
8
In Stock: 0.1 lb
Prices
  • Iris foetidissima

Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$11.95
10 g
$54.50
1 oz
$139.95
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: warm stratify for 30 days, cold stratify for 60 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: mechanical rupture of the pericarp is recommended before stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* Iris foetidissima ( Stinking Iris , Gladdon , Gladwin Iris , Roast-beef Plant , Stinking Gladwin ), is a species of Iris found in open woodland, hedgebanks and sea-cliffs. more...
* Insubstantial purplish or yellow flowers in early to mid summer, more impressive are the large pods that split open to reveal clusters of scarlet or orange-red seeds that remain until midwinter, likes lime, native to western and Mediterranean Europe.
* An easily grown and very tolerant plant, it succeeds in most positions in any good soil in sun or partial shade. Succeeds in dense shade. Prefers a moist soil but succeeds in dry soils and, once established, is drought tolerant. Thrives in a bog garden. more...