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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Iris reticulata 'Danfordiae'
Iris may be rhizomatous or bulbous perennials, with narrow leaves and erect stems bearing flowers with 3 large spreading or pendent fall petals, alternating with 3 erect, often smaller, standard petals, in late winter, spring or early summer
I. danfordiae is a small, bulbous perennial growing to 10cm tall. In early spring, a single, yellow, scented flower is borne with tiny brown or green speckles on each fall. Narrow, four-sided leaves are short at flowering but then elongate reaching up to 30cm long
Toxicity Ingestion may cause severe discomfort
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
SoilSand, Loam, Chalk
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Grows best in an open, sunny well-drained site. Produces many small bulblets and should be planted deeper than other Reticulata irises to maintain bulbs at flowering size
Propagate by seed or from offsets; see bulb propagation
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Rock Garden Patio & Container Plants Gravel Garden
Pruning None required
Pests Generally trouble free
Generally trouble free
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