Garden Closed

The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) is temporarily closed to the public to reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19 coronavirus.

Whenever possible, the USBG will reschedule public programs and events originally scheduled during the closure period. Please monitor the USBG website for updates to operating status. Many resources can still be accessed online, including educational worksheets and manuals, fact sheets and more, and some of our programs will also be made available online. Find online resources at

Dutch iris

Iris reticulata 'Harmony'
Plant Botanical Name: 
Iris reticulata
Plant Sub Species or Variety: 
USBG Plant Location: 
National Garden
Full sun to part sun
Plant Soil Type: 
Well drained garden soil
Plant Moisture Requirements: 

Iris reticulata 'Harmony' is a beautiful dark purple, spring-blooming iris. It is fragrant, deer resistant and drought tolerant. With no serious disease or pest issues, this plant is a wonderful addition when planted in mass along walks, in the front of a border or adjacent to a water feature.