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Iris hollandica Dutch Discovery

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Iris hollandica Dutch Discovery Dutch Iris,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting, Upright

Dutch Blue is a variety of Dutch iris with tall deep violet blue flowers with a yellow mark. Available as a bulb during late Summer and Autumn. Plant before the start of Spring, flowers appear late Spring. Look great when planted in large groups. Because of their height they make a great background planting and amongst other shrubs or bulbs. Can also be planted in a pot.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m <30cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Generally trouble free, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Iridaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Blue, Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate