Scientific Name: Iris reticulata Form: Mounded
Common Name:dwarf irisTexture:Medium
Family Name:IridaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Flowering pot plant, Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.1 - 0.2m x < 0.1m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Alternate, Soft flexible, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Raceme, Violet, Blue, Feb- Mar
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Apr- May
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Fragrance, Indoor plant, Perennial border, Small garden/space, Spring interest
Key ID Features:Most early flowering Iris on campus; leaves angular to almost squarish at bases in cross-section (do not roll well between fingers).