Join Our Gardening Club

Iris reticulata 'Blue'

Hardy Bulb

What is Hardy Bulb?

A bright dwarf iris for an early splash of colour

Ideal for rockeries; patio pots and border fronts

Flowers from late winter into spring

Want to get notified when back in stock?

Sorry this item is unavailable, why not try these products instead
Description How to Grow More Info Delivery

This irrepressibly cheerful dwarf iris provides a vivid splash of colour just when your garden needs it most. A jewel-like addition to patio pots, border fronts and rockeries in late winter and early spring, Iris reticulata ‘Blue’ boasts intense blue blooms, each petal painted with a contrasting golden stripe. This resilient little bulb is best planted in large groups for stunning impact, reminding all who see it that spring is on the way. Height: 15cm (6in). Spread: 10cm (4in).

Useful links:

How to plant bulbs, corms and tubers

Height Up to 15cm (6in)
Spread Up to 7cm (3in)

Hardy Bulb

patiocottage gardensalpine & rockerylow maintenance garden

full sun

Flowering Months
JANFEBMARAPRMAYJUNJULAUGSEPOCTNOVDEC
JFMAMJJASOND


20 Bulbs (KF0434)

Plant Iris reticulata bulbs 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 cool sunny windowsills 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.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

WHY NOT TRY THIS INSTEAD

100 Days of Colour Bulb Collection

100 Days of Colour Bulb Collection

36 Reviews
Add To Basket

2 Options From£19.99

12-Shelf Replacement Greenhouse Cover

12-Shelf Replacement Greenhouse Cover

0 Reviews
Add To Basket

Just£39.99

24 Cell Windowsill Greenhouse

24 Cell Windowsill Greenhouse

12 Reviews
Add To Basket

3 Options From£8.99

3 Tiered Planter

3 Tiered Planter

2 Reviews
Add To Basket

Just£34.99

4 Pack Of Antique Effect Planters

4 Pack Of Antique Effect Planters

62 Reviews
Add To Basket

Just£28.99

6-Shelf Greenhouse Replacement Cover

6-Shelf Greenhouse Replacement Cover

0 Reviews
Add To Basket

Just£29.99

85 Wildlife Friendly Bulb Collection

85 Wildlife Friendly Bulb Collection

17 Reviews
Add To Basket

2 Options From£14.99

Abelia 'Edward Goucher'

Abelia 'Edward Goucher'

0 Reviews
Add To Basket

3 Options From£21.99

Abelia mosanensis 'Monia'

Abelia mosanensis 'Monia'

0 Reviews
Add To Basket

Just£29.99

Abelia 'Pinky Bells'

Abelia 'Pinky Bells'

1 Review
Add To Basket

3 Options From£29.99

Abelia x grandiflora

Abelia x grandiflora

1 Review
Add To Basket

3 Options From£29.99

Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope'

Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope'

7 Reviews
Add To Basket

6 Options From£13.99

Sign up to the Van Meuwen Gardener's Club for Special Offers

JOIN NOW