Iris xiphium 'Blue Ribbon'

Dutch Iris

Their dainty spring blooms come in a rainbow of colors and are excellent for flower gardens, containers and cutting gardens. Commonly grown types include English, Spanish and Dutch hybrid irises. The dwarf Viole-Scented Iris (Iris reticulata), with purple flowers edged in gold, is often grown in rock gardens. Plant dormant bulbs along with Tulips and Daffodils. Allow to become relatively dry during summer, until growth resumes in the fall or early spring.
Iris xiphium, Dutch Iris
Each bulb produces 1 to 2 large flowers, 3 to 4 inches across. Many colors available. Plant in fall, and mulch in coldest climates. Withhold water after bulbs go dormant in summer. In areas of summer rain and in cold winter climates, dig up and store bulbs until fall.

Attributes - Iris xiphium 'Blue Ribbon'

Plant Type: Bulb

Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Early Summer

Flower Color: Blue

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 1 ft. to 2 ft.

Width: 1 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Notes: Container Plants, Cut Flowers, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Spider Mites.

Related Plants

Iris reticulata 'Violet Beauty', Iris xiphium
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