Arctic Iris

Iris setosa

  • Arctic Iris
  • Arctic Iris
  • Arctic Iris
  • Arctic Iris
  • Flower name
    Arctic Iris
  • Scientific name
    Iris setosa
  • AliasBeachhead iris, 檜扇/桧扇 菖蒲/文目, Arctic Iris
  • Place of originJapan, China, North America
  • Place of floweringHigh mountain, Wetlands
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

What is Arctic Iris

With (scientific name:Iris setosa) is a perennial herb of the family iridaceae. From early summer, summer the clumps of high mountain wetlands. Stem upright branching, shoot apical meristems with flowers of purple day be. Looks like petals out of perianth piece 3 is patterned with yellow and purple at the base, and Iris (虎斑). In the flower bloom is short, up to stand up. Calamus (Acorus calamus) and Iris (crisscross pattern)-like Sword-shaped each piece of leaf, but is somewhat broader than those.

Has been in whole leaves extend from the roots and leaves are spread is similar to Scarlet fan. 
Common name: with (檜扇 / Cypress fan IRIS / crisscross pattern), scientific name:Iris setosa, Iris aka:Arctic, Beachhead iris. Category: Plantae Angiosperm just Cotyledons of kidikaxi eyes of Iris Iris, origin: Japan, China, North America plant: 60-80 cm, leaf length: 20-40 cm, width: 1-2 cm, color: purple, flowering late June-August, flower size: 7 ~ 8 cm, outside perianth pieces: 5 cm, in perianth pieces: 1 cm


  • Eye
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Iridaceae
  • Genus
    Iris
  • Species
    I. setosa
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Iris-shaped
  • Leaf type
    sword-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeYears of grass
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height60.0 ~ 80.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower7.0 ~ 8.0 cm

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