Iris ‘Katharine Gold’
A sport of Iris histrioides ‘Katharine Hodgkin’, this elegant early-April bloomer’s finely-sculpted, creamy yellow and white flowers are suffused in a mist of pale green. Falls are etched with splashes of brilliant golden-yellow and indigo blue spots. Every year, the bulb increases and produces more and more flowers. Eve finds this the earliest-blooming of all of the botanical iris varieties in her garden. Height: 4″. Plant 4″ deep and 4″ to 5″ apart. HZ: 5-9.