A lovely dwarf bearded iris bearing large, bright, lemon-yellow flowers, some with a purplish lamina on the falls. Collected as seed on Samos its easy to grow and earlier than I. reichenbachii. Appears very similar to I. pumila.
A very rare bearded iris from western Turkey, especially around Denizli and Mugla. It is variable in colour, either blue or yellow; with a white beard. It is so named because of the very conspicuous inflated purple spathes and bracts which subtend the flowers.
Dwarf beared iris from the BalkansBears one to three smokey purple, clear deep violet or lemony yellow good-sized flowers with attractively veined falls on short stems over blue-green foliage. Grown from seed collected near the village of Dadia in Thrace.
A hybrid of two lovely dwarf beared species. Iris subbiflora is native to western Andalucia and Portugal and has rich violet flowers coarsely veined brown and purple with bluish beards, Iris revoluta comes small area in Salento, Italy.
A vigorous hybrid between Iris histrioides and Iris reticulata, 'George' has very large, early blooms in sumptuous velvety purple with clean white splashes on the near black falls and and central yellow crest
Wild collection of the Tasselled Grape Hyacinth, a large and beautiful Mediterranean species bearing sterile bluish-violet flowers with fringed corollas which form a tuft above the fertile ones. A must for beginners!
A rare beauty with the palest pink flowers becoming suffused with carmine as they fade, white sterile flowers top the spike. The name “Gul” is Turkish for rose which aptly describes this flush and denotes the country of its origin.
One of the few ‘grape hyacinths’ to win an Award of Merit at the Alpine Garden Society’s shows in UK. A truly beautiful addition to our gardens. Powder-blue ﬂowers at top of long elegant cones of the palest green.
Flowers in dense racemes, individual flowers are deep blackish-blue with a white apex and flaring white lobes. Two to four, narrow, channelled leaves curling on the ground below a very dense and quite large flower head.
A delightful member of the Pseudomuscari section. Racemes of small flared white flowers open from amethyst tinged buds. Rare species discovered by the late Jim Archibald in 1985 in sandy soils, under Pines near Adana, Turkey Needs a dry summer rest