Iris unguicularis

Iris unguicularis

  • Iris unguicularis
  • Iris unguicularis
  • Iris unguicularis
  • Iris unguicularis
  • Flower name
    Iris unguicularis
  • Scientific name
    Iris unguicularis
  • AliasIris unguicularis, Algerian iris, 魁あやめ
  • Place of originthe Mediterranean Sea to West Asia
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths, Garden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Botanical Gardens, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June

What is Iris unguicularis

Iris unguicularis , commonly called as "Algerian iris" (Scientific name: Iris unguicularis) is native to the Mediterranean Sea to West Asia, and is a cold tolerant evergreen perennial of the Iridaceae family. It is native to mountain, and is from iris Plant height is high and flowering time is early. From late April to June, the stems are extended from the leaves and a few purple-deep blue flowers are made to bloom one after another. At the base of the flower there are yellow and purple leopard patterns. There is a white variety "Alba" and a dwarf variety "I. unguicularis subsp. Cretensis", and "Mary Barnard" is the Garden Horticultural Society of the Royal Horticultural Society in July 2017 Won the award.

General name:Iris unguicularis, Scientific name: Iris unguicularis, Place of Origin: Mediterranean to West Asia, Living type: Cold-resistant perennial, Plant height: 70 to 100 cm, Leaf color: Bright green, Leaf shape: Sword shape, Leaf length: 60 cm, Flower color: Purple, Dark blue, White, Flower diameter: 7 to 8 cm Flowering stage: late April to June, application: Garden planting, potted plants, cut flowers.


  • Eye
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Iridaceae
  • Genus
    Iris
  • Species
    I. unguicularis
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Iris-shaped
  • Leaf type
    sword-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typecold tolerant evergreen perennial
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height70.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower7.0 ~ 8.0 cm

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