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Iris 'Purple Hill' (Reticulata)

Perfect for pots and with a good scent. Grow this in a container by your doorstep for early-spring cheer.
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20 bulbs

40 bulbs

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Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Container Garden
Soil
Neutral - Alkaline
Flowers
February - March
Height
15cm (6in)
Group/Species
reticulata
Common name
Netted Iris
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
Spread of 10cm (4in). Plant 5cm (2in) apart with leaves and buds facing to get maximum sunlight.
Cultivation
Dwarf iris grow best in poor well-drained, neutral or slightly alkaline soil.

Description

Perfect for pots and with a good scent, this miniature iris has deep purple flowers with a brilliant yellow blotch. Grow it in a container by your doorstep for early-spring cheer.

Care Tips

A warm site with good drainage is a must. Alternatively, force on a sunny windowsill to flower in late winter.