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Iris 'Alida' (Reticulata)

iris bulbs

 
£4.99 £3.99 + -
 
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: well-drained, moderately fertile, neutral to slightly alkaline soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: Jan-Feb
  • Other features: sword-shaped leaves
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 5/7

    Recently introduced and still quite hard to find, this mid blue iris has splashes of yellow on each fall. Gardening 'Which' Magazine carried out a trial on this plant and they recommend it to their readers, as it is a strong grower with intensely coloured flowers. Plant in clusters at the front of the border, or pot it up and keep it on the patio.

  • Garden care: Plant bulbs 5cm deep in the autumn in a sunny spot in well-drained soil. Water moderately while they are actively growing and keep reasonably dry during their dormant period.

  • Harmful if eaten
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