Iris 'Gordon' (Reticulata)
- Position: full sun
- Soil: well-drained, moderately fertile, neutral to slightly alkaline soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: February to March
- Flower colour: purple-blue, yellow and white
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb size: 5/-
Slender, sky-blue standards, which have a darker blue flush, are held above the generously patterned, purple-blue, white and orange falls. A tough and reliable cultivar that mixes easily with crocus and primroses.
- Garden care: Plant bulbs 5cm deep and 5 - 10cm apart in the autumn, in a sunny spot with well-drained soil. Water moderately while they are actively growing and keep reasonably dry during their dormant period.
- Harmful if eaten