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Iris ‘Stephen Wilcox’ (Sib)

A Conservation Scheme Plant

Date Introduced

Introduced by
Shropshire Group

Reason for Inclusion
Bred by Jennifer Hewitt, British Iris Society Registrar and named for her son-in-law. Registered in 2003. Awarded an RHS AGM in 2008 and the Dykes Medal in 2011 by the British Iris Society.

Jennifer Hewitt

Brief description of plant
Rhizomatous herbaceous perennial.

Height x Spread
75cm x 50cm

Standards: lilac-pink. Falls: pinkish-red with small white signals edged violet. Style arms: pale pink and turquoise.

Deciduous. Narrow grassy foliage.

Flowering Time

Soil type
Any moisture-retentive soil.

Full sun or part-shade

Pests and diseases
Generally no problems.

Benefits from application of organic mulch in spring. Remove spent flower stems and any dying foliage.

Divide established clumps.

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