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Iris reticulata 'Alida'


'Alida' is a beautiful Iris reticulata in all shades of blue from palest sky blue to glowing royal blue.

'Alida' is a beautiful form of the fragrant Iris reticulata that is a study in all shades of blue from palest sky blue to glowing royal blue plus every shade in between. Resistance is futile if you love blue. These hardy dwarf iris prefer full sun in a position that is well-drained. They will go dormant by summer so plant them where they can grow up through perennial ground covers.

Common Name: Reticulated Iris - [Spring B&B Pre-Order]

Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 4-8"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes



Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Rich woods, wooded bottoms and ravines, usually in calcareous soils.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Southwest Asia and Asia Minor

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