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synonyms: Iris reticulata 'Cantab'
poisonous or irritant
full sun, part shade
dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
Early flowering dwarf, bulbous reticulata Iris. Pale blue flowers with deeper blue falls, late winter and early spring.
Well drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil in a sunny position. Should be kept quite dry during the summer dormant period.
From bulbils, which will produce flowering plants in about 3 or 4 years.
Selected by E.A. Bowles in 1914.