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Iris japonica - Fringed or Crested Iris - Iridaceae (The Iris Family)
Iris japonica - Fringed or Crested Iris - Iris japonica, known as fringed or crested iris, has white petals decorated with blue and yellow markings atop evergreen foliage.
Iris japonica - Iris japonica, known as fringed or crested iris, has white petals decorated with blue and yellow markings atop evergreen foliage.


 
11cm
Price: $21.99
Zone Hardiness: 7-9
Light: Part Shade
Height: 8-12"
Width: 12-24"
Flower Colour: White/Cream

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Availability: Available this season. Most spring orders ship from May 15-June 30.
Product Code: 11842
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Description Fine Print
 
Iris japonica is rare species known as fringed or crested iris. It has delicate, orchid-like flowers that display ruffled white petals with fringed margins with pale blue markings and prominent yellow crests on the falls. Flowers are 2 inches in diametre and bloom late spring to early summer. The evergreen foliage is thin with sword-shaped basal leaves that grow in fans with downward arching tips. Naturalizes easily without being invasive. Use in beds, borders, rock gardens, and containers. Deer resistant. Possibly hardy to zone 6. Photo: Wikipedia.
Details
  • Class: Evergreen
  • Soil Moisture: Average
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring - Summer
  • Fragrant: Yes
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Attracts:
  • Habitat: Dry sandy plains near lakes, meadows, clay-solonetz places in steppes and solonetz meadows. Marshes, ditches and wet grassy places.
  • Geographical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
  • BC Native: No


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