One of the best performers in cut-flower history. Purple-blue falls with a golden-yellow lip and lovely lilac-blue standards. Hardy bloomer is ideal for hedge-like plantings, back-of-the-border and cutting gardens. Strong stems stand up wonderfully in bouquets. Grows up to 24". Prefers full sun to partial shade. Blooms in late spring to early summer. 7-8 cm bulbs. Zones 4-9. Iris hollandica 'Blue Magic' Deer tend to avoid.
Botanical Name: Iris hollandica 'Blue Magic'
Common Name: Dutch Iris
Form: Bulbous perennial
Sun Exposure: Partial Shade/Full Sun
Height/Habit: 18 - 24"
Spread: 6 - 9"
Spacing: 6 - 9"
Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9 (-20 degrees F)
Flowering Date: Late spring to early summer.
Shipping Season: Spring
Unique Characterstics: 'Blue Magic' is a clump-forming, bulbous perennial with erect, channelled, strap-like, mid-green leaves and, in late spring, deep violet-blue flowers with yellow-marked, lilac-blue falls.
Flower Color: Blue with a Yellow lip
Flower Form: Narrow standards and falls. Beardless.
Foliage Type: Long, linear leaves.
Pruning: Let foliage die down naturally so nutrients can store up for next season's blooms.
Soil Requirement: Well drained, humus enriched.
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