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Iris gracilipes
Common Name: Slender Iris Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Iris gracilipes
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A charming woodland iris from Japan with grassy leaves and showy deep purple flowers. The wild type has pale purple flowers. Great trough or rock garden subject or as a small-scale groundcover.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Mountain slope in mountane forest

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPurple 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height8-12'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposurePart Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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