Iris reticulata Clairette Bulb 18 per pack

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Iris

Iris reticulata Clairette has dainty sky blue flowers with a large white splash with blue spots on some petals and darker blue tips. Grass-like, grey-green leaves complement the blooms perfectly. These Iris reticulata Clairette bulbs will give you a patch of delightful miniature iris plants to enjoy in March. They are particularly suited for planting in groups for impact, and are often seen, nestling in rockeries, but they are also perfect for the front of borders, containers or window boxes and underplanting around trees and shrubs. Dwarf irises are easy to grow, and prefer moist, well-draining soil, tolerating either full sun or partial shade.

Delicate two-tone flowers

Delivery and returns

Orders will be collated every Tuesday for same week delivery, depending on availability.
Delivered within 5 working days.

Key Features

Plant Type: Spring Bulb

Hardiness: H6 Hardy. Minimum temperature -15 to -20°C.

Plant Height (at maturity): H 15cm/6"

Foliage Colour: Green

Flower Colour: Blue

Fragrant Flower: No

Aromatic Foliage: No

RHS Award of Garden Merit: No

RHS Perfect for Pollinators: No

Foliage Type: Deciduous

Soil Type: Loam

Soil Drainage: Moist but Well Drained

Light Exposure: Full Sun/Partial Shade

Planting Style: Flower Beds & Borders; Patio Containers

Season of Interest: Spring

Flowering (from - to): February - March

Planting (from - to): September - October

Typically Available (from - to): September - January

Plant Care & Advice

Iris like full sun or partial shade and an open soil with plenty of humus and good drainage. Ideal for naturalising (leaving in for flowers year after year) in rockeries and edges of borders. Also suitable for containers. Remove faded flowers and apply fertilizer 4-5 weeks after flowering. When clumps become too crowded, lift, divide and replant about 2 weeks after flowering. Why not plant a Winter Corner near the house along with anemone blanda, chionodoxa (Glory of the Snow) and galanthus nivalis (snowdrops).