Cat's Eye Dwarf Bearded Iris
Breathtaking Beauty on a Compact Form
'Cat's Eye' is an Iris Pumila variety from renowned grower Paul Black. Iris Pumila is a fragrant, deer resistant, and butterfly-attracting species of the Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris. The gray-green foliage grows in compact clumps 10 to 14 inches wide and 12 to 18 inches high. The leaves grow in an attractive sword-like form. Expect this award-winner to bloom from early to mid spring.
Plant this Dwarf Iris in full sun, spaced 12 to 15 inches apart. This plant will tolerate soil that is dry, moist, sandy, slightly acidic, or slightly alkaline, so long as it is well drained. Zones 3 to 8.
|Zone||3 - 8|
|Bloom Start to End||Mid Spring - Late Spring|
|Plant Height||12 in - 18 in|
|Plant Width||10 in - 14 in|
|Additional Characteristics||Award Winner, Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Flower, Fragrance|
|Bloom Color||Dark Burgundy, Dark Gold, Dark Magenta, Maroon, Purple|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Moisture Requirements||Dry, Moist, well-drained|
|Soil Tolerance||Normal, loamy, Sandy|
|Uses||Baskets, Beds, Border, Containers, Cut Flowers, Ornamental, Outdoor|
|Restrictions||Canada, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands|