How to grow Iris reticulata

Iris reticulata grow and care – geophyte of the genus Iris and also known as Netted Iris, Iris reticulata perennial plant summer deciduous and used as ornamental plant, grow temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-9.

Leaves color green in narrow shape grow straight and can be break easily, leaves grow in groups linked together.

Iris reticulata flower

Flower color can be: blue, purple or white, can be more than one color on the flower. The flower has 6 petals: in the outer circle 3 with different inner color mostly yellow & white and on those color mostly dots or little stipes.

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How to grow Iris reticulata growing and care:

Well drain soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Bulb/ Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Nothing special

Recommended planting season?
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Iris borer

Pruning season:
Summer when the leaves die

How to prune:
Cut all the leaves

Size of the plant?
5-15 cm

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade (can grow but sometime effect on the bloom)

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring, summer

General information about the flower
Blue, purple, white or can be more than one color on the flower, flowers has 6 petals: in the outer circle 3 with different inner color mostly yellow & white and on those color mostly dots or little stripes.

Vegetative Reproduction

Vegetative Reproduction Method:

Preferred time for vegetative reproduction:
End of the summer – autumn

Time to grow roots in vegetative reproduction:
Until the beginning of the season

Treatment for vegetative reproduction:
Same treatment as grown plant

Scientific name:

Iris reticulata

How to grow Iris reticulata

Growing Iris reticulata

Iris reticulata


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Blue flower
  • Purple flower
  • White flower
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Deciduous
  • Geophyte
  • Leaf plant
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Floristry
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9