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botanical name:
Iris 'Cantab'
Iris 'Cantab' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Iris reticulata 'Cantab'
family:  Iridaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.15m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
description:
Early flowering dwarf, bulbous reticulata Iris. Pale blue flowers with deeper blue falls, late winter and early spring.

cultivation:
Well drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil in a sunny position. Should be kept quite dry during the summer dormant period.

propagation:
From bulbils, which will produce flowering plants in about 3 or 4 years.

other notes:
Selected by E.A. Bowles in 1914.
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