Dwarf Crested Iris- 3 Plants
Dwarf Crested Iris: Low-Growing Perennial Iris
Dwarf Crested Iris: (Iris cristata) is a low-growing perennial with blooms in vibrant blue, lavender, and lilac colors. Native to the Northeastern United States, they have short and slender stems. Best grown in zones 3 to 9, they typical bloom in April. They prefer partial shade or full sunlight. They grow to 3 to 8 inches at maturity.
Dwarf Crested Iris grows in colonies.
Iris cristata tends to form colonies, and thus make an excellent ground cover. The leaves are sword-shaped and green.
When grown in the wild, Dwarf Crested Iris are typically found in woodlands. They prefer moist, well-drained soil conditions, but will adapt to other soil types.