Iris pallida
DALMATIAN IRIS, FRAGRANT ROOT IRIS
Iridaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 8-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to usually boggy

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
0.8m
Plant habit
 
0.3m

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Flowers: purple or mauve

Flowering Time: early summer to mid summer

Leaves: grey-green; fan leaf arrangement
 
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Iris pallida
DALMATIAN IRIS, FRAGRANT ROOT IRIS
Iridaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 8-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to usually boggy

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
0.8m
Plant habit
 
0.3m

FEATURES

Flowers: purple or mauve

Flowering Time: early summer to mid summer

Leaves: grey-green; fan leaf arrangement


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits cottage & oriental designs

Uses: border, mass planting, informal hedge, informal edging, fire retardant

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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