Iris White Excelsior

Bulb, Dutch Iris, Iris

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Plant Code: BIRWE

The white petals of Iris White Excelsior are slashed with flames of yellow. Dutch Iris are the elegant blossoms that florists favor for adding texture and color in exquisite bouquets. White flowers remain more visible on a moonlit night to provide a subtle glow. They also add a serene, magical touch to any garden. 10 bulbs per bag. Bulb size 8+ cm.


Type: Bulbs
Height: Medium 24"
Spacing: Plant 4" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 6-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: White

Features to Note

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • OK in Containers

Iris General Information

Dutch Iris brilliant colors and later bloom times make these a beautiful addition to the garden. Flowers are held on tender stems above reed-like foliage. Best displayed among other perennials, whose foliage conceals the plants as they go dormant.

Iris Plant Care

Requires a sunny site with well-drained soil. Plant 4" apart and 4" deep. To provide nourishment for the bulb, allow foliage to yellow and dry after the flowers are spent before pruning. Interested in forcing bulbs? Visit our Useful Links page.