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Iris hollandica ‘Apollo’ (Dutch Iris)

Dutch Iris 'Apollo', Fleur de Lis 'Apollo'

Iris Hollandica, Dutch Iris, Mid spring blooms, Late spring blooms, Iris Apollo, White Iris
Iris Hollandica, Dutch Iris, Mid spring blooms, Late spring blooms, Iris Apollo, White Iris
Iris Hollandica, Dutch Iris, Mid spring blooms, Late spring blooms, Iris Apollo, White Iris
Iris Hollandica, Dutch Iris, Mid spring blooms, Late spring blooms, Iris Apollo, White Iris

Dutch Iris ‘Apollo’ features elegant, large and bold flowers (6 in, 15 cm) with white standards slightly blue tinted and primrose yellow falls with buttercup blotches. The flower stalks are sturdy and surrounded by gray reed-like leaves.

  • Flowering occurs in late spring to early summer for 2-3 weeks.
  • Generally growing up to 22-26 inches tall (55-65 cm), it makes excellent cut flowers!
  • Easily grown in averagemedium moisturewell-drained soils in full sun. Tolerates some afternoon shade.
  • Lovely in beds and borders. Spectacular when planted in groups (at least 20 bulbs)!
  • Deer and rabbit resistant
  • To plant in fall or spring
  • All parts may cause discomfort if ingested. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling.
  • Toxic to dogs, toxic to cats, toxic to horses.

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Requirements

Hardiness 6 - 9
Heat Zones 1 - 9
Climate Zones 2B, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Bulbs
Plant Family Iridaceae
Genus Iris hollandica
Common names Iris, Dutch Iris
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early)
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 2" - 3"
(5cm - 8cm)
Spacing 3" (8cm)
Depth 5" (13cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Clay, Loam
Soil pH Acid
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Wall-Side Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Coastal Garden, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden
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Alternative Plants to Consider

Iris hollandica ‘Blue Magic’ (Dutch Iris)
Iris hollandica ‘Professor Blaauw’ (Dutch Iris)
Iris hollandica ‘Casablanca’ (Dutch Iris)

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.
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Requirements

Hardiness 6 - 9
Heat Zones 1 - 9
Climate Zones 2B, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Bulbs
Plant Family Iridaceae
Genus Iris hollandica
Common names Iris, Dutch Iris
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early)
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 2" - 3"
(5cm - 8cm)
Spacing 3" (8cm)
Depth 5" (13cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Clay, Loam
Soil pH Acid
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Wall-Side Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Coastal Garden, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden
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Do I Need?
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Iris hollandica (Dutch Iris)
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