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Starfish Iris

Ferraria crispa

Rare and exotic velvety textured flowers, established ferraria will produce large clumps each year.

Starfish Iris like well-drained soil, keep moist but not overly wet. Excellent for containers. Cannot tolerate hot temperatures or shade.

Planting and Maintenance Info:

Light Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Planting Depth: 2 Inches
Bulbs per Square Foot: 3

Keep soil moist, but do not overwater. Bring indoors in winter. Excellent plant for containers which can then be easily lifted in northern climates where they may not survive the winter if left unprotected.

Plant Height:

16-18 In

Bloom Time:

Blooms late spring to mid summer

Hardiness Zone:

9-11 Find your zone

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.