Iris brevicaulis Raf.

Lamance Iris, Short-stem Iris, Zigzag Iris


Family: Iridaceae

Genus: Iris

Category: Bulb

Zones: 4 to 9

Size: To 15" tall and 12" spread

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Short leaves with large light blue flowers above the foliage. Moist fertile soil. Rabbit resistant.

History: 

Native to the eastern and central US and Canada.

Published in Fl. Ludov. 20 in 1817.

Relatives: 

My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon plant at Woodlanders in May 2012 and planted it in the Five Trees Garden.


Sources of Information

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