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Iris Histriodes 'George'


Product Description

Iris may be rhizomatous or bulbous perennials, with narrowly leaves and erect stems bearing flowers with 3 large spreading or pendent fall petals, alternating with 3 erect, often smaller, standard petals, in late winter, spring or early summer

Reticulata irises are small, bulbous perennials with narrow leaves almost square in section, and solitary, sometimes fragrant purple, yellow or blue flowers in early spring

'George' is a dwarf, bulbous iris to 12cm in height in flower, with linear leaves and fragrant, deep violet-purple flowers 8cm across, marked with yellow in the falls, in early spring.

More fragrant than most dwarf Iris rich plum purple with darkerfalls and veins; white and yellow blotch; great for forcing.

Other Details

Flower Colour:
Yellow and Dark Purple in Spring
Foliage Colour:
Green in Spring
Ultimate height:
Up to 10 cm
Ultimate spread:
0-0.1 metre
Time to ultimate height:
2-5 years
Full Sun
South-facing, North-facing, West-facing or East-facing Exposed or Sheltered
Grow in well-drained neutral or slightly alkaline soil
Well-drained or Moist but well-drained Alkaline or Neutral Chalk, Clay, Sand or Loam
Suggested planting locations and garden types:
City/Courtyard Gardens, Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Patio/Container Plants or Rock Garden

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