Dutch Iris Collection - Iris rhizomes

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£13.97 each

  • Good in pots and containers
  • Varieties suitables for cutting
  • Will flower well in full sun
  • Hardy Perennial - sow indoors or on a seedbed (April-June); transplant later to flower for many seasons
  • Attracts Bees

Dutch Iris rhizomes send up their flower spikes in mid summer, following on from the bearded irises their later flowering times extend the iris season. Dutch Irises grow from rhizomes; the plants have slender leaves and their strong stems support dainty iris flowers; the colours are subtle but striking and they’ll add a contrast of shape and colour in beds and borders. These summer flowering iris bulbs are also excellent for cutting.

Our collection includes one each of:

Iris ‘Black Beauty’ x24
This striking Dutch Iris has dark flowers with subtle markings.

Iris ‘Bronze Beauty’ x48
A sophisticated, dusky, bronze-yellow Dutch Iris.

Iris ‘Gipsy Beauty’ x48
One of the showiest Dutch irises with intricately marked petals. 

Plant Dutch Iris rhizomes in September-October, Plant the bulbs around 2-3 times their depth, into free draining soil. Avoid planting bulbs in soil that gets waterlogged; on heavy soils add grit to the planting hole to prevent bulbs rotting.
Plant Dutch Iris rhizomes in containers of bulb compost or gritty free draining compost. Plant the bulbs around 2-3 times their depth.

How you receive your bulbs

You receive our spring-flowering bulbs in autumn in a plastic mesh. This is to keep the bulbs together in a pack which is nice and airy – perfect to keep the bulbs healthy while in transit. 

Can’t plant straight away?

Keep your bulbs in a cool, light and dry place and preferably hanging on a hook so that air can get to the bulbs at all angles. Look to planting your bulbs within a week of receiving them.

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Catalogue Number 2100-3950
  • Quantity 120x Dutch Iris Bulbs
  • Height 45cm / 18in
  • Size 6-7cm
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