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Dwarf Crested Iris

Iris cristata

Colors range through various shades of blue through purple to white.

Characteristics:

Bloom Time:

Blooms spring

Mature Height:

4-8 In

Hardiness Zone:

5-8 Find your zone

Exposure:

Partial Sun

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Grow on at 50-65° F providing 50% shade, and keeping plants evenly moist but never wet or completely dry. Plants generally finish in 6-10 weeks based on growing conditions.
Plants Per Gallon: 1
Storage Temperature Prior to Planting: 38
Cooler Humidity Prior to Planting: Low

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in well draining organically rich soil. Handle carefully, keep crown of plant at soil surface, spreading roots downward in the pot. Once planted, water immediately to settle the soil around the roots.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow in a rock garden or woodland setting.

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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.