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Iris Katharine's Collection

Iris reticulata

Hardy Bulb

What is Hardy Bulb?

Beautiful Iris flowers from late winter.

Perfect for rockeries, alpine troughs and the front of borders.

Plant in large groups fo maximum impact.

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A lovely duo of Iris reticulata varieties; 'Katharine's Gold' and 'Katharine Hodgkin'. This elegant combination makes a lovely display from late winter into early spring. Plant them in borders alongside crocus and other spring bulbs, or enjoy their pale blooms in patio containers and rockeries. Over the years they will multiply to form pleasing colonies that increase year after year. Height: 15cm (6”). Spread: 10cm (4”).

Height Up to 15cm (6in)
Spread Up to 8cm (3in)

Hardy Bulb

alpine & rockerylow maintenance gardenpatiocottage gardens

full sun

Flowering Months
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25 Bulbs (10 'Katharine's Gold & 15 'Katharine Hodgkin') (KA7314)

Caution: Irritant to skin and eyes, harmful if eaten. Iris reticulata bulbs should be planted in late Autumn at a depth of approximately twice their own height. Choose a position in full sun in moist, free draining soil. To create a natural effect, cast the bulbs across the area and plant them where they land. Alternatively, plant bulbs in deep containers of loam based compost such as John Innes No. 2 and grow on in a greenhouse or on a cool sunny windowsill for an early indoor display.
When growing dwarf iris, allow their foliage to die back naturally before removing it in order to feed the bulb for the following spring. Divide overcrowded clumps of dwarf iris bulbs in autumn. Keep pots of iris reticulata just moist during their dormant period and gradually increase watering as growth begins.

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