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