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Iris x hollandica 'Eye of the Tiger'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Iris x hollandica 'Eye of the Tiger'

Eye of the Tiger Dutch Iris

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Item #: 9224

Zones: 5a to 8b

Height: 24" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Hybrid

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


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The Dutch iris are deciduous hybrids of three species of bulbous iris which include Iris xiphium, Iris tingitana, and Iris filifolia. Iris 'Eye of the Tiger' bursts forth in mid-April with 2' tall flower stalks topped with amazing flowers composed of 3 upright dark blue-purple petals and 3 violet-veined horizontal petals, each highlighted with a bright yellow central blotch...a hummingbird delight. We have found Dutch Iris to be superb, carefree plants when grown in well-drained soils. They also are wonderfully tolerant of hot, dry summers.