Plant Care Dwarf Lake Iris

Dwarf Lake Iris


Iris lacustris

How to care for Dwarf Lake Iris


How often to water your Dwarf Lake Iris

Water needs for Dwarf Lake Iris
0.5 cups
every 9

Dwarf Lake Iris needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Dwarf Lake Iris in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dwarf Lake Iris: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Dwarf Lake Iris love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Dwarf Lake Iris does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Dwarf Lake Iris in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Dwarf Lake Iris

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dwarf Lake Iris: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Dwarf Lake Iris after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Dwarf Lake Iris

Dwarf Lake Iris

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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