Enfant Prodige Iris is an interesting interspecies iris cross that has lovely 4 inch, lavender-blue to purple flowers with white styles and yellow and violet signals on attractive, green, sword-like foliage with a mid-rib along the center of the blade. Enfant Prodige Iris is a stunning addition to your water garden or terrestrial garden this year! The foliage on Enfant Prodige Iris stays nice all season long. Enfant Prodige Iris blooms in early to late spring, depending on zone. Our longest blooming Iris, often 4 - 6 weeks in bloom with multiple branches!
Height Grows to 30 inches tall
Width Spreads to 12-16 inches over a one year period of growth.
Sunlight Requirements Full sun (at least 4+ hours of sunlight) to part shade (prefers sunny conditions)
Moisture Requirements Prefers wet/moist conditions
Bloom Blooms in early to late spring, depending on zone
Divide Divide your iris every 2 - 3 years, as needed. Divide your iris in late summer or early fall.
Zone Hardy in temperatures to -20 F
Plant this delightful cross in moist soil on banks of streams, ponds and lakes in slightly acidic soil. May also be planted in the bog area of your pond or used for bog filters. Use heavy loam soil when placing in containers in the pond with an inch of water above the rhizomes. Prefers full sun but will tolerate part shade. Fertilize with Waterlily World Fertilizer Tabs + Humates. Hardy in temperatures up to -20 F.
Pondmegastore Tip Fabric Planting Containers or Planting Baskets are excellent containers for all of your aquatic iris that are placed in the pond. Fabric Planting Containers and Planting Baskets allow the roots of your iris access to oxygen and nutrient-rich water--both help most plants to grow stronger and larger!