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Dutch iris

Iris reticulata 'Harmony'
Plant Botanical Name: 
Iris reticulata
Plant Sub Species or Variety: 
'Harmony'
USBG Plant Location: 
National Garden
Sunlight: 
Full sun to part sun
Plant Soil Type: 
Well drained garden soil
Plant Moisture Requirements: 
Low

Iris reticulata 'Harmony' is a beautiful dark purple, spring-blooming iris. It is fragrant, deer resistant and drought tolerant. With no serious disease or pest issues, this plant is a wonderful addition when planted in mass along walks, in the front of a border or adjacent to a water feature.