Dutch Iris Bulbs Oriental Beauty

Yellow and Blue Dutch Iris Bulbs Oriental Beauty, Iris hollandica, Dutch Iris
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This elegant iris has lovely, contrasting hues of yellow and blue. Oriental Beauty creates a colorful statement in the early summer and boasts long-lasting blooms. (Iris hollandica)

Zones 5 - 10
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Cut Flowers
Cut Flowers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size 20-24" tall
Bulb Spacing6 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time Early summer
Size Bag of 15 - Bulb Size: 8/9 cm
SKU 3DIRIS15

Dutch Irises are the elegant ones you always see in fabulous spring flower arrangements. They're just as elegant in your garden, with tall, stately stems and exquisite flowers in a range of colors.

Not to be confused with the even larger bearded or German iris that bloom in late spring, these beauties are early spring flowers, and the bulbs are planted in fall just like daffodils and tulips.

SKU 3DIRIS15
Common Name Dutch Iris
Botanical Name Iris hollandica
Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Yellow, Blue
Mature Height 20-24" tall
Bulb Size 8/9 cm
Bulb Spacing 6 bulbs per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Plant 5" deep
Bloom Time Early summer
Planting Time Fall
Soil Type Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Easy to Grow, Cut Flowers
Ships to Canada No

Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first.

As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Fall bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial orders may arrive separately from bulbs and seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or contact us by email.

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Are the zones correct?

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from Pinellas County FL

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        Comments about American Meadows Dutch Iris Bulbs Oriental Beauty:

        I think the zones might be too generous. We're in zone 10 and got 2 flowers this year, maybe 5 last year.

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        from Portland, OR

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              Comments about American Meadows Dutch Iris Bulbs Oriental Beauty:

              Very disappointed to find they are not the color I ordered
              (Dutch Iris Oriental Beauty). I received very dark blue ones. They are large, vigorous plants with lots of blooms, but I'm gonna rip them out anyway because I really dislike them. I'm glad they were guaranteed, and hopefully their replacement will be as nice a quality.

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              5.0

              Gorgeous!

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              from Raleigh, NC

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                    Comments about American Meadows Dutch Iris Bulbs Oriental Beauty:

                    This was my first time planting bulbs and I was amazed when they all came up and looked so beautiful. Did find it a bit difficult to know which was the "top" and which was the "bottom" of the bulb when planting, but I must have made the right choice.

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                    USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

                    To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

                    • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
                    • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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