Iris 'Katharine Hodgkin'

The most delicate of all the early miniature iris which I love for pots on the doorstep to cheer me up and remind me spring is coming. They flower in February and March. More
15 bulbs 261076-15 £6.50

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The most delicate of all the early miniature iris which I love for pots on the doorstep to cheer me up and remind me spring is coming. They flower in February and March.

Genus Iris reticulata
Variety Katharine Hodgkin
Type Hardy perennial bulb
Common Name Iris
Border Position Container, Front
Bulb Size 6
Soil Type Fertile
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 15cm (6in)
Spacing Plant 5cm (2in) apart
Sowing, Seeds, Planting September - October
Care Tips Iris will produce more flowers if dug up and replanted every 3 years. Force on a sunny windowsill and they will flower in February.
Flowering February - March
Vase Life Stand in deep water after cutting. Remove fading flowers and buds will continue to emerge.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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