Philippa Hobart

Philippa Hobart is a Classic Purple Bearded Iris. It is has a distinctive mulberry colour and is named after Philippa Hobart from Blickling in Norfolk. Subtle shades of purple redolent of 17th Century. This iris is a great addition to your colour palette.

Bred by Bryan Dodsworth, and part of his amazing legacy of unregistered seedlings. Yet to be registered. Pale mulberry self, with distinctive veining on the falls. Red beard fading to pale mulberry at the tip. Height 40” (104cm)

Sweet musk scent.

DISCOUNTS are available for larger purchases: (1-2) Plants £16.50/(3-5) Plants £16.00/(6-8) £15.50/(9+) £14.75.

Sweet Musk


Due to popular demand, this variety is not currently available. Please email us and we will get back to you when new stock arrives. We are happy to mail you an availability report biennially so that you have the most up to date information.

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Planting Instructions

Irises are hardy and easy to grow providing instructions are followed correctly. Full instructions are provided with each order or you can read more on our Planting Irises page.

Delivery Information

Plants are dispatched by post between April and October each year. The delivery charge is based on the number of plants purchased and the delivery destination.