Iris histroides Light blue standards with royal blue to purple striping. Pale lavender-streaked falls are highlighted by a yellow crest splashed with deep purple spots. Unusual, beautiful color combination. Flowers 3" across.
4–6" tall. Early Spring blooms, Z4-9, 5cm/up bulbs.
6460 ‘Katharine Hodgkin’
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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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