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Dutch Iris Eye of the Tiger

Dutch Iris Eye of the Tiger

Get sophisticated color, reliable performance and stylish versatility. Bold purple standards top rich bronze falls with golden accents. Blooms appear early and prefer well-drained, humus-rich sites. Place in borders or cutting gardens for the greatest impact.
  • Hardiness Zones 5-9
  • Mature Height 18 - 22 inches
  • Bloom Time Late spring to early summer (May-June)
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
  • Cut Flower

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Botanical Name: Iris hollandica 'Eye of the Tiger'

#60163

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Product Details

  • Restricted States US:

    AE AK GU HI PR VI
  • Botanical Name :

    Iris hollandica 'Eye of the Tiger'
  • Ship As :

    Bulb
  • Size :

    8 CM+
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Bouquets, Cut Flowers, Perennializing, Showy Flowers
  • Flower Color :

    Yellow, Purple
  • Flower Form :

    Flowers are fan-shaped, with three drooping petals calles falls and three upright petals called standards
  • Foliage Type :

    Medium green, grass-like foliage
  • Mature Spread :

    3 - 4 inches
  • Spacing:

    3 - 4 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions :

    4" deep and 3 - 4" apart.
  • Soil Moisture :

    Well drained, humus enriched
  • Will Tolerate :

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions :

    After blooming, cut the withered flower at the top of the stem to prevent seed production and then allow the leaves to wither and turn brown before removing them. The green leaves provide nourishment for the bulbs.
  • Winter Care :

    Mulch in northern areas.
  • Planting Depth :

    4" deep
  • Watering Requirements :

    Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
  • Fertilization Requirements :

    Once per year in spring
  • Special Care :

    Not needed

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Shipping Information

K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.

We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are harvested, our staff of K. van Bourgondien experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.


       Fall 2020 Shipping Schedule

  • Bulbs and Perennials
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-10 September 14, 2020 December 7, 2020
  • German Iris
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-6 August 10, 2020 October 26, 2020
    7 August 10, 2020 November 9, 2020
    8-10 August 17, 2020 November 9, 2020
  • Amaryllis and Paperwhites
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-10 October 5, 2020 December 21, 2020
  • Fall Crocus & Colchicum
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-7A August 10, 2020 October 12, 2020
    7B-10 August 17, 2020 October 12, 2020
  • Hedges and Shrubs
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-6 October 5, 2020 November 2, 2020
    7-10 October 5, 2020 November 16, 2020


In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via USPS or FedEx.

Shipping Note:

Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.

Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August. General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.


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