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Iris tenuis
Iris tenuis
Code: 8281Family: IridaceaeGenus: Iris
Plant Type:Perennial
Oregon native and the only 'crested' Iris native to the Western states. Blooms are white with the faintest hint of blue and light purple veining. The golden crests on the sepals add to the show! Grow wild along the Clackamas and Molalla rivers in Oregon. In some areas near Mount Hood, it covers nearly every sunny inch of ground.
Blooms: Late Spring
Growth Rate: Moderate
Size Range: 12-14" tall x 8-10" wide
Cultural Information
Sun Sun
Soil: Average
Water Use: Low,Moderate
Maintenance: Low
Hardiness Zone: 6,8,9
Cold Hardy to -10° to 0°F
Features and Benefits
Attracts Butterflies Attracts ButterfliesDeer Resistant Deer Resistant
Good for Cut Flowers Good for Cut FlowersMay Naturalize May Naturalize
Native to NorthWest Native to NorthWest
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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