Iris 'Pauline' (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
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb size: 5/-
The spreading dark purple falls have white centres that are speckled with blue. The somewhat frilly edge to the mid-purple standards that rise above, add further to the flower’s appeal.
- 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