Plants By Type
Dwarf Crested Iris - Iris cristata
Dwarf Crested Iris is a perennial and is native to the eastern United States. They have 2-8 cord-like branches. They can be 8 to 12 inches long and usually brown. The leaves are brown and sickle-shaped. These plants are perfect for climate zones three through nine and are also known as Iris Cristata by the botanical name. These plants supply lots of beautiful color to all gardens and also work great to create beautiful borders for walkways and driveways. They grow in a clumping form and has several blooms to each clump. They normally bloom from April through the month of June each year after they are planted. They love to be located in areas that supply them with moist and well-drained soil conditions, and they love full and partial sunlight. They provide gorgeous purple blooms that are rather small compared to other iris flowers but are still spectacular. The petals have a view as they have been painted white and dark purple. The leaves on this plant are long and slender. Once these beauties are finished blooming, they can be separated and added to other areas of the garden or natural area. These plants are both easy caring and are very popular when it comes to creating beautiful flowering garden areas. These plants can also be found growing in wooded areas where the soils remain moist year round. They are beautiful when blooming and brings life and color to all areas. They are a great choice when it comes to having beautiful flowering plants that do not take a lot of work.