Plant Care Dwarf Iris

Dwarf Iris

Also known as

dwarf violet iris, slender blue flag and violet iris


Iris verna

How to care for Dwarf Iris


How often to water your Dwarf Iris

Water needs for Dwarf Iris
0.5 cups
every 9

Dwarf 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.

Calculate water needs of Dwarf Iris

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Dwarf Iris in your home

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

Dwarf 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 Iris does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Dwarf Iris

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dwarf 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 Iris after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
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Growth Pattern
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Care Summary for Dwarf Iris

Dwarf Iris

Dwarf 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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