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Iris danfordiae

Iris danfordiae
 

Popular name: Dwarf iris

 

Flower colour: bright yellow

Flowering period: February-March

Average plant height: 10 cm

Planting depth to base of bulbs: 10 cm

Spacing between bulbs: 10 cm

Type of bulb: bulb

Light requirements: full sun to partial shade

Landscape uses: borders, rock gardens, and under shrubs and trees

This species was introduced from Turkey in 1876. It has yellow flowers with brown flecks at the base of the outer wreath of petals. Bloom time is early.