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Iris cristata

Dwarf Crested Iris

Low-growing, rapidly spreading plant; grows to 6-8” tall. Pale blue, lilac or lavender, with gold crests on the falls borne on very short stems, often appearing nearly stemless. Narrow, sword-shaped, yellowish-green to medium green leaves (to 6” long) arise from a network of branching rhizomes.

  • Height: 6" – 8"
  • Width: 8" – 12"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Bloom Time: April
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 To 9
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Item Number Size Toolbox Notes Qty
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  • Plant Characteristics - Iris cristata

  • Attracts Wildlife

    • Attracts Pollinators
    • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Plant Habit

    • Upright
  • Light Conditions

    • Sun to Part Shade
  • Native Plant Community

    • Savanna
    • Woodland
  • Flower Color

    • Purple
  • Flower Hue

    • Light
  • Flower Type

    • Solitary
  • Flower Height

    • 6" to 8"
  • Foliage Color

    • Green
  • Leaf Texture

    • Medium
  • Flower Form

    • Single
  • Flower Size

    • 1"
  • Soil Moisture

    • Moist/Well Drained
  • Growth Rate

    • Fast
  • Origin

    • Greater Midwest
  • Divide

    • Every Third Year
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Contact Info

Phone: (847) 742-1790
Fax: (847) 742-2655
mginfo@midwestgroundcovers.com

Street Address

6N800 IL-25
St. Charles, IL 60174

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Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 5:00pm Saturdays: 7:00am - 3:30pm

 

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