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Iris histrioides 'George'

Genus: Iris.

Species: Iris histrioides.

Colour: Plum purple, yellow blotched edged white
Flowering time: February (-March)
Height: 15cm

Iris histroides 'George' is a lovely minature iris with a good scent. Plant these miniature iris in the garden in full sun, in well-drained soil or in pots: needs to stay dry in summer, so choose a sunny, free-draining site.

Care tips: Iris will produce more flowers if dug up and replanted every 3 years. Force on a sunny windowsill and they will flower in February.

RHS Award of Garden Merit
Perfect for Pollinators

Bought 2012

Iris 'George' is a hybrid of Iris histrioides var. Major and Iris reticulata 'J.S. Dijt'.

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