Large velvety flowers of the darkest blue are brushed with a prominent white signal at the base of each fall. Recipient of the Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.
The word alone conjures up visions of brilliant June flowers, for Irises are among the best known and best loved of garden plants. This huge genus contains upward of 200 species, which range from timid and inconspicuous wildlings to the splendid and extravagant Tall Bearded Iris. Their preferred habitats range from standing water to formal borders, and there is scarcely a shade or combination of colors that can't be found.