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Iris reticulata

Iris

Just when you think winter is never going end, the cheery blue and yellow flowers of Iris reticulata 'Harmony' burst into bloom. This flowers from this easy-care bulb may be short, but they're big on bold color, especially when planted in large groupings in a rock or woodland garden. Like other bulbs, Iris reticulata 'Harmony' requires full sun (at least six hours a day) and well-drained soil. Plant the spring-blooming bulbs in autumn, placing them 4 inches deep in the soil. Over time, Iris reticulata 'Harmony' will spread, slowly carpeting your garden with color. After the flowers fade, leave the foliage alone until it dries and disappears on its own.

Zones:
3-9
Plant Type:
Bulb
Plant Height:
To 6 inches tall
Plant Width:
To 3 inches wide
Flower Color:
Blue
Bloom Time:
Winter, Spring
Landscape Uses:
Beds & Borders
Special Features:
Flowers,Fragrant,Easy to Grow
Top Varieties

Iris reticulata 'Alida' bears soft, sky-blue flowers in late winter or early spring. It grows 8 inches tall. Zones 3-9
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Iris reticulata 'George' offers velvety dark purple flowers in late winter or early spring. It grows 8 inches tall. Zones 3-9
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Iris reticulata 'Harmony' is a vigorous selection with rich blue flowers in late winter or early spring. It grows 8 inches tall. Zones 3-9
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