This gorgeous iris is unmatched by its elegant presence in the garden. The silhouette of the Blue Diamond Dutch Iris bloom looks somewhat like a bird in flight, gently drifting above the rest of the garden. The 4" flowers emerge in late spring to early summer and stay in bloom for a period of 2 to 3 weeks. To lengthen the bloom time, plant bulbs in 10 to 14 day intervals in the fall.
When to plant Dutch Iris Bulbs?
Plant Dutch Iris in fall when the daytime temperatures are in the 60’s or lower during the day and before the ground freezes for winter.
How to plant Dutch Iris bulbs?
Dutch Iris have a noticeably pointed end of the bulb, the pointed end should be facing the sky at planting. Plant Dutch Iris bulbs 3-4” deep with 3-4” spacing.
Where to plant Dutch Iris bulbs?
Plant these spring blooming bulbs in a full to part sun location that has well drained soil.
Tall Dutch Iris grow 18-24” tall and flower late in spring. They should be planted in the middle to back of planting areas, and make a nice vertical accent. Plant 3-5 tall Dutch Iris per planting hole for a bouquet look.
Planting Dutch Iris bulbs in Pots
Dutch Iris can be planted in pots in temperate climates that do not experience many freeze and thaw cycles. If Dutch Iris are planted in pots in above ground containers in a climate that has varying winter temperatures the pots will need to be insulated to protect the bulbs from the effects of the freezing and thawing that may occur.
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