Iris reticulata

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Iris reticulata is a bulbous iris with fragrant early spring flowers 4-6” high.  Sun to part shade, well-drained soil, drier in summer. Hardy to -40 degrees F  Iridaceae.  It returns reliably every year in our rock garden and is one of the earliest spring flowers.

There are a number of cultivars including Iris reticulata ‘Harmony’ with deep blue flower and yellow, white-rimmed patch and Iris reticulata 'Pixie' with dark purple standards and falls with a yellow and white spotted patch

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