Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Wet
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Foliage
Spring
Bloom Color
Blue
Attributes
Ground Cover
East Coast Native
Good Cut Flowers

Iris cristata

Dwarf Crested Iris

Dainty pale blue flowers complement attractive upright foliage. A native woodland iris of the Eastern United States. Excellent in the shaded garden and an ideal woodland groundcover. Spreads by rhizomes and blooms in mid spring.

Height:

6-9 Inches

Spacing:

18" (46 cm)

Additional:

Prefers consistent soil moisture.

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Bloom Time:

late spring

Bloom Color:

Pale blue.

Iris (eye'-ris)

Family: Iridaceae · Common Name: Blue Flag Iris

A vast genus of plants highly prized for their exquisite flowers above slender to wide blades of foliage. While most are easy to grow, others require extra care, but are worth the effort.

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