Iris danfordiae Fragrant, brilliant lemon-yellow flowers. Falls display an orange crest with small olive spots; tiny upright standards and erect narrow leaves. Often the first iris to bloom. Native to Turkey; prefers hot summers.
3–6" tall. Very Early Spring blooms, Z4-9, 5cm/up bulbs.
6459 Iris danfordiae
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Dwarf Iris Bulbs
Plant 1" apart for maximum color splash. Bulbous irises prefer dry soils when dormant in summer. Plant in sun or dappled shade with moderately fertile well-drained soil.
The dwarf iris provide bursts of color very early, for the lawn, border or rock garden. Robust and hardy, they spread once established. Also good for forcing. Short leaves at flowering, later grow to 10-12".
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