3 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Dwarf Iris Overview
Iris reticulata is a sweet, dwarf, deciduous, bulbous perennial that typically grows to around 15cm tall. It produces pale violet-purple flowers with yellow banding and white throats. These appear from late winter to early spring and measure approximately 8cm across. This plant can provide welcome colour and subtle fragrance to a winter garden. This species has an upright habit and its in the Iris family, Iridaceae. Foliage is narrow, stiff and grass-like. It has a tufted habit and is fully hardy, plant in a position of full sun, in moist, well-draining soil for optimal growth.
How to harvest Dwarf Iris
Lovely as cut flowers.
How to propagate Dwarf Iris
Lift & separate bulbs in early autumn.
Sow in autumn or spring, recommended to use a cold frame.
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Traditionally flowering in February, these flowers will be at their best this month.