Iris cristata

Iris cristata

  • Iris cristata
  • Iris cristata
  • Iris cristata
  • Iris cristata
  • Iris cristata
  • Iris cristata
  • Flower name
    Iris cristata
  • Scientific name
    Iris cristata
  • Aliasアイリス
  • Place of originsoutheastern North America
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens
  • Flowering seasonMay

What is Iris cristata

Iris cristata (scientific name: Iris cristata) is a small evergreen perennial herb native to southeastern North America and belonging to the family Iridaceae . It has well-developed rhizomes and green, thick, short, sword-shaped rhizomatous leaves that crawl horizontally. In spring, long, slender flower stalks emerge from among the leaves, and six-petaled flowers bloom at the top of the stalks. The plant is low and grows in carpet-like clusters.

Common name: Iris cristata, Scientific name: Iris cristata, Plant height: 7-12 cm, Leafiness: leathery, Leaf shape: slender and sword-shaped, Flower color: pale blue-purple, Flower diameter: 5-7 cm, Flowering time: May. Fruit type: capsule; uses: garden, potted, cut flowers.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    I. cristata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typesmall evergreen perennial herb
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height7.0 ~ 12.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 7.0 cm

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