Iris 'Katharine Hodgkin' (Reticulata)

10 bulbs £4.99
available to order from summer
30 bulbs £14.97 £12.00
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Buy Iris 'Katharine Hodgkin' (Reticulata) iris bulbs: Distinctive pale blue and green flowers

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: well-drained, moderately fertile, neutral to slightly alkaline soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: Jan-Feb
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 6/7

    The great attributes of this plant have been recognised by the Royal Horticultural Society and they have given it the Award of Garden Merit.The flowers are breathtakingly intricate. Each bloom has a creamy-yellow base, overlaid with sky blue and a deep yellow centre, with green flecks and spots. These appear in January to February so they are up at the same time as the crocuses. They make excellent container and rock garden flowers.

  • Garden care: Plant bulbs 5cm deep in the autumn in a sunny spot in well-drained soil. Water moderately while they are actively growing and keep reasonably dry during their dormant period.

  • Harmful if eaten
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Notes on Iris 'Katharine Hodgkin' (Reticulata)

"As subtle as a hand-painted paperweight. This early dwarf iris needs close inspection if you are to enjoy the silver-blue petals streaked, veined and spotted in sea-green and yellow."

Lovely little iris


Flowers in February and, being small excellent in raised pots so you can appreciate the flowers.




Great for some colour in February when there is not much col


I planted these in a shallow glazed pot and put it on the patio. Sure enough January they started to appear and by early February they started to flower and put on a lovely display of pale blue flowers. Certainly cheered me up. I put them close to the house so i saw them every day.

Steve d

Dover, Kent


I wish I had gotten more!


These went in a pot with a blue and yellow theme and really tied everything together. They are an early spot of colour to gladden the eye!




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