Plants don't read the instructions

13th February 2020

Plants don't read the instructions

The Algerian Iris, Iris unguicularis, is supposed to need full sun and well drained soil, ideally at the base of of a warm wall in the UK. Perversely plants can choose to survive and flower in conditions which the RHS and other authorities wouldn't recommend, like a heavy clay soil under an evergreen shrub in an East-facing front garden.

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