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Oriental Beauty Dutch Iris

 
Yellow and Blue Dutch Iris Bulbs Oriental Beauty, Iris hollandica, Dutch Iris

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Regular Price: $15.95

Sale $7.98

per Bag of 15 You save: 50%
Shipping:
Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first. Learn More…

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

Plant Information

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 Oriental Beauty
Botanical Name Iris hollandica Oriental Beauty
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 Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Shipping

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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American MeadowsDutch Iris Bulbs Oriental Beauty
 
3.0

(based on 5 reviews)

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3.0

Still waiting

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from Trussville, Al

About Me Getting Started

Pros

  • Accurate Instructions
  • Didn't Bloom This Year
  • Will Let You Know Next Yr

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Outdoors

    Comments about American Meadows Dutch Iris Bulbs Oriental Beauty:

    One of the bulbs ordered bloomed and was beautiful. I am hopeful next year they will all bloom.

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    • Personal
     
    3.0

    One blade so far

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    from Kansas City, MO

    About Me Getting Started

    Pros

    • So Far Onne Blade Has Co

    Cons

    • Didn't Come Up

    Best Uses

      Comments about American Meadows Dutch Iris Bulbs Oriental Beauty:

      I have one lonely blade. Not sure if it is your iris or if it is volunteer. Maybe I planted it too shallow, maybe because of sparse rainfall or poor soil.

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      1.0

      Are the zones correct?

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      from Pinellas County FL

      About Me Avid Gardener

      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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      3.0

      Mixed review

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      from Portland, OR

      Verified Reviewer

      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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      • No
       
      5.0

      Gorgeous!

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      from Raleigh, NC

      Verified Reviewer

      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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      Plant With These:

      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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