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IRIS x hollandica Mixed

Dutch Iris. Mixed colours ranging from royal blue to white or golden yellow. April – June. Fine foliage. Ht 75cm Sp 20cm. Full sun. Moist rich soil but not boggy. Wonderful long lasting cut flowers.

Iris x hollandica, commonly called ‘Dutch Iris’ are hybrids developed from species including Iris tingitana x Iris xiphium. These species are native to Spain, Portugal and North Africa.
Often recognisable at cut flowers in florists, they have also become a worthy garden plant
They are bulbous perennial Irises and require full sun or part shade. Their fine foliage appears early spring followed by stunning flowers in April to June. They prefer a moist soil, although not boggy which can cause fungal problems. Too dry soils produce few flowers that are small in size.
Additions to lime in the soil are beneficial. Although the foliage can get a little disheveled it should be left to die back naturally, similarly to Allium foliage.


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Plant Details: IRIS x hollandica Mixed

Plant: IRIS

Variety: Mixed

Family: Iridaceae

Origin: N. Africa, Spain

Flower colour: Blue, Gold, Brown, White, Yellow

Flower month: Apr, May, Jun

Foliage colour: Green

Hardy: Hardy

Soil type: Moist soil, Moist yet well drained soil

Aspect: Part Shade, Sun

Evergreen: Deciduous

Height: 75

Spread: 20

Flower type: Single

Leaf colour: Green

Suggested Container: Large Pots

Winter grow conditions: Outside

Container Compost: Peat Substitute

Web rating: Woottens rating 8/10

Special uses: Deer Proof, Rabbit Proof

Pot Size: 9cm

Species: x hollandica

Sub Group: Bulb Iris, Other Iris

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IRIS x hollandica Mixed photo

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