A beautiful Dutch Iris with linear leaves and sturdy tall flower stems of violet blue flowers with yellow stripes in June and July. These are medium sized plants, good in pots and fitting well into the middle of a border. They make good cut flowers. Iris Sapphire Beauty prefers a sunny and rich, moist and well drained position in the garden. It will tolerate light shade. Protect young leaves from slugs and snails. These are big 8/9cm bulbs which will flower in the first season. If you plant groups of bulbs two weeks apart, you can extend the flowering season. Bulbs can be left in the ground over winter once planted. Planting instructions are included.