Walking iris

Neomarica northiana

  • Walking iris
  • Walking iris
  • Walking iris
  • Walking iris
  • Walking iris
  • Walking iris
  • Flower name
    Walking iris
  • Scientific name
    Neomarica northiana
  • Aliasウォーキング アイリス, Neomarica northiana, walking iris, トビシャガ
  • Place of originBrazil
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June

What is Walking iris

Neomarica northiana or valled Walking iris (Scientific name: Neomarica northiana) is an evergreen perennial herb of the family Iridaceae Neomarica, native to Brazil. It runs and breeds runners underground. The flower is composed of three outer cover pieces and inner cover pieces. The outer cover is large, elongated and white, with brown and yellow spots at the base. The inner flower piece stands up, and the small bright blue section with white streaks has the tip wound inside, and there are brown and yellow spots near the base. A part of the name is named Chaga but it is a plant of another genus (Neomarica spp.). The neomarika genus constitutes one genus and one kind. The flowers are fragrant. The flower is a day flower that blooms in the morning and shrinks in the evening.

Common name: American Shaga, Scientific name: Neomarica northiana, also: Neomarica norsiana, Walking iris , American Shaga, Plant height: 100 cm , Leaf color: glossy green, leaf shape: rooted leaf with sword shape, phylogeny: alternate, flower diameter: 7 to 8 cm, flowering stage: April to June.


  • Eye
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Iridaceae
  • Genus
    Neomarica
  • Species
    N. northiana
  • 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 typeEvergreen perennial herb
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height40.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower7.0 ~ 8.0 cm

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