Iris 'Alida' (Reticulata)

iris bulbs

Iris 'Alida' (Reticulata)

iris bulbs

  • available to order from summer 2018
  • 25 bulbs
  • £4.99 £1.50
Delivery options
  • Standard FREE (orders over £50), or £3.95
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: well-drained, moderately fertile, neutral to slightly alkaline soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: Jan-Feb
  • 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.