This bulb should be planted in the Spring. Due to the seasonality of bulbs, items are not always in stock. Call for availability. Rare and exotic velvety textured flowers, established ferraria will produce large clumps each year. Starfish Iris like well drained soil, keep moist but not overly wet. Excellent for containers. Cannot tolerate hot temperatures or shade. Keep soil moist, but do not overwater. Bring indoors in winter. Excellent plant for containers which can then be easily lifted in northern climates where they may not survive the winter if left unprotected. Blooms late spring to mid summer, 16-18 inches.