Rocky Mountain iris (Iris missouriensis)

single purple-white iris flower with dark purple stripes

Rocky Mountain iris

 

Common name: Rocky Mountain iris
Botanical name: Iris missouriensis

Light: Full to partial sun
Height: 8 – 24 inches
Water: moderate, especially in spring
Soil type: loamy to organic soils

Perennial wildflower with pale whitish to blue flowers with purple stripes in midsummer; spreads into dense clumps especially in boggy areas

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