Iris unguicularis (Winter-Blooming Algerian Iris)

Height: 3 feet (in bloom)
Spread: 3 feet
Light: Best in partial shade and well-drained soil.
Soil: Dry, well-drained soil.
Description: Medium-green leaves will reach 2’ tall. Evergreen, perennial. Clumps are adorned from November through April (weather permitting) with fragrant blue-lavender flowers…really nice! Native to N. Africa, also commonly known as the Algerian Iris. Easy to grow and underutilized.


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Photo: Magnus Manske
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