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Katharine Hodgkin Dwarf Iris

SKU: AM018443
per Bag of 15
Now shipping to zones 2-5.
Other zones shipping soon.
Like a work of art, Katharine Hodgkin Dwarf Iris brightens the garden with fine sky-blue brushstrokes and a splash of bright yellow. Blooming early spring the sweet violet-like fragrance tells us that warmer weather is on the way. These easy-to-grow and hardy flowers are not to be missed! (Iris histroides)
key features
Botanical Name
Iris histrioides Katharine Hodgkin
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Deer Resistant, Fragrant, Container Planting
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Height
5" tall
Bloom Time
Early spring


5" tall x 2" wide. Katharine Hodgkin Dwarf Iris brightens the late winter to early spring garden with delicate blue flowers. Plant these low-growing blooms in a sunny to part-shade location along a woodland edge, in a rock garden, along the edge of a path, or in a container where you can enjoy the artistic details up close. Katharine Hodgkin is lovely planted with other dwarf iris and snow crocus. Plant in groups of at least 20 bulbs for best results. Not fussy, plant 4" deep and 3" apart in average well-drained soil. Keep the soil relatively dry during summer.  The grass-like foliage will continue to grow as the flower fades but will disappear by late spring as the bulb goes dormant. Drought-tolerant, and deer-and-squirrel-resistant too.