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Dwarf Crested Iris - Iris cristata

Regular price $10.00

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Phonetic: EYE-riss kris-TAY-tah

A native star of the spring season, Dwarf Crested Iris delights gardeners with vigorous lilac blooms on low growing, deer-resistant foliage. It’s perfect for both rock or woodland gardens, as it can be grown in part shade to full shade and spreads over time. Dwarf Crested Iris attracts hummingbirds and bees.

  • Hardiness:  4 - 8
  • Native Northeast Region:  USDA Database
  • Sun Exposure:  Full Sun to Full Shade
  • Flower Color:  Purple, White
  • Bloom Time:  May
  • Soil Type:  Moist to Medium Dry
  • Mature Plant Size:  6"H x 12"W
  • Plant Spacing:  12"
  • Host Plant: 
  • Attracts:  Bees, Hummingbirds
  • Advantages:  Deer resistant, drought tolerant
  • Landscape Uses: Ground cover, rock garden, woodland/shade garden, perennial border
  • Companion Plants: Wild Columbine, Wild Geranium, Jacob's Ladder, Woodland Phlox
  • Deer and Groundhog Resistant