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Iris 'Katharine Hodgkin'

Type: Cultivar | Edit History      Plant ID - 9000178

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Liliales
Family: Iridaceae
Genus: Iris
Cultivar: Katharine Hodgkin
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Plant Types edit
  • Bulb
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 6a (to -5 F / -21 C)
  • 6b (to 0 F / -18 C)
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • < 6 inches (< 15 cm)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • < 6 inches (< 15 cm)
Flowering Start edit
  • March
Flowering End edit
  • April
Leaf Colour edit
  • Green - Medium
Leaf Shape edit
  • Acicular
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Suitable For edit
  • Border/Bed
  • Container/Patio
  • Alpine/Rock Garden
  • Cottage Garden
Sun Exposure edit
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
Soil Types edit
  • Well-drained
  • Loamy / Medium
  • Sandy / Light
Soil pH edit
  • 6.0 - 6.4 (Slightly acidic)
  • 6.5 - 6.9 (Very slightly acidic)
  • 7.0 (Neutral)
Bloom Colour edit
  • Yellow/Gold
  • Blue
Wildlife Value edit
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Division
Skill Level edit
  • Beginner
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Droopy (10087)

Plant suggested by: Droopy (10087)

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Droopy (10087) wrote on Aug 20 2008
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A very early, lovely little Iris. The pale blue flag and yellow lip with blue stripes makes it a wonderful feature for the spring garden.

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Iris 'Katharine Hodgkin'
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