Reticulated Iris (Iris reticulata) in the Irises Database

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Classification: Reticulata

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 6 to 10 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Will Naturalize
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Bulbs

Bulbous Iris. Labeled reticulata but not sure.

Iris reticulata for Extremely Early Spring BloomIris reticulata for Extremely Early Spring Bloom
September 20, 2013

Plant these charmingly diminutive bulb irises for an early flower show.

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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2012-02-02poking up in Feb
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Location: Indiana  Zone 5Date: 2009-03-15one of the first colors of spring
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Location: central IllinoisDate: March 2008
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 3-15-06
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2017-03-10
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2012-03-13In a friends garden
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2012-03-13In a friends garden
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Location: Sunriver Nursery, Orem, UtahDate: 2012-01-30
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2012-03-13In a friends garden
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Location: London!Date: 2013-02-18
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2013-03-16
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Location: z5 MA, my gardenDate: 2010-04-04Bulbous Iris. Labeled reticulata but not sure.
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Location: Sunriver Nursery, Orem, UtahDate: 2012-01-30
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Location: Sunriver Nursery, Orem, UtahDate: 2012-01-30
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2012-03-11
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2012-03-06
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2012-03-13In a friends garden
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2012-03-13In a friends garden
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2012-03-13In a friends garden
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Location: central IllinoisDate: March 2006
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2009-03-15
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Comments:
Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Nov 4, 2013 3:32 PM

Iris reticulata has small but charming and lovely spring flowers that are quite short. These are really bulbs, but the flowers do look like other irises. Very, very early spring blooming.

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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 11, 2011 11:29 AM

Excellent subjects to force over winter.

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