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    🚚 Shipping Starts: Last week of September '24
    📦 Quantity per Package: 20 Bulbs

    ☀️ Light Required: Full Sun / Partial Shade
    🌷 Height: 4-6"
    🌸 Blooming Period: Early Spring
    🌱 Bulb Size: 6/7
    Planting Distance: 2-3"
    Planting Depth: 2"
    📍 Hardiness Zone: Zone 3-9
    🦌 Deer Resistant: Yes

    About Reticulata

    Transform your garden into a stunning masterpiece with the captivating Iris Reticulata. Order now and bring an explosion of colors to your outdoor space. This exquisite flowering bulb will enchant you with its vibrant colors and delicate petals.

    • Stunning and vibrant colors to add a burst of beauty to your garden
    • Delicate and intricate petals that create an enchanting display
    • Compact size, perfect for borders, containers, or rock gardens
    • Early blooming, bringing joy and color to your garden in late winter or early spring

    How to plant and take care of Reticulata

    • Choose a sunny or partially shaded location with well-drained soil
    • Plant the bulbs in the fall, about 4 inches deep and 3 inches apart
    • Water thoroughly after planting and keep the soil slightly moist during the growing season
    • Provide a layer of mulch to conserve moisture and suppress weeds
    • Feed with a balanced fertilizer in early spring and after flowering
    • Remove faded flowers to promote further blooming and prevent seed formation
    • After the foliage turns yellow, you can cut it back to ground level

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Pinching Iris Reticulata is not necessary, as it is a dwarf iris variety with a petite stature. Typically, Iris Reticulata reaches a height of about 4-6 inches, making it unnecessary to pinch or trim the foliage. This charming flower requires minimal maintenance and is best left to grow naturally, showcasing its vibrant colors and delicate blooms.

    The secret to successfully growing Iris Reticulata lies in providing the ideal growing conditions. These lovely flowers thrive in well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter. Choose a sunny spot in your garden to plant the bulbs, ensuring they receive at least six hours of direct sunlight daily. Additionally, Iris Reticulata prefers slightly acidic to neutral soil pH. Water the bulbs regularly during their active growth phase, but avoid overwatering to prevent rot. For optimal growth, it is beneficial to plant the bulbs in the fall, allowing them to establish roots before winter.

    Iris Reticulata offers a delightful display of blooms, but their flowering period is relatively short. Typically, these irises bloom for about 6 weeks, showcasing their vibrant colors and intricate patterns. The exact duration of blooming may vary depending on environmental factors and the specific cultivar you have planted. To extend the blooming period, consider planting multiple varieties of Iris Reticulata with staggered bloom times. This way, you can enjoy the beauty of these captivating flowers for a more extended period during the spring season.

    If you forget to plant your Iris Reticulata bulbs in the fall, there are a few options to salvage them. Firstly, assess the condition of the bulbs. If they are firm and show no signs of rot or damage, you can try planting them as soon as possible. Even though it's not ideal, late planting may still allow them to establish roots and potentially bloom, although the timing and quality of flowering might be affected. Alternatively, you can store the bulbs in a cool, dry place until the following fall, ensuring they are properly labeled and protected from moisture. This way, you can still enjoy the beauty of Iris Reticulata in the next growing season.

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