Pale colored iris - I know this one :)

jujujojo_gw(6b 7a)August 7, 2013

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Iris japonica.. I used to grow the variegated form...wish I still had some.. Just couldn't dig up *everything* when I moved..

    Bookmark   August 7, 2013 at 8:41PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Very nice. I have never grown this one. Are they hardy to colder zones and how fast do they spread? I too should probably think about adding this to my gardens. Love the different look it gives.

    Bookmark   August 8, 2013 at 11:32AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
iris_gal(z9 CA)

Lovely eye candy!

    Bookmark   August 8, 2013 at 5:38PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Only hardy to around 10F (zone 7) and evergreen. If happily sited, spreads like crazy and forms a large colony! Makes a good groundcover. This is a woodland iris.

    Bookmark   August 11, 2013 at 7:58PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

It looks like iris tectorum, Japanese roof iris. Yours is the prettiest I have ever seen. I love these photos!

Here is a link that might be useful: AIS blog on iris tectorum

    Bookmark   August 12, 2013 at 9:09PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
jeanrichter(9 (SF bay area))

Doesn't look like tectorum to me (petal shape isn't right). It's an evansia of some type - I. japonica or I. confusa probably.

    Bookmark   September 10, 2013 at 3:06PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Transplant and blooming
Hello to you all! I might as well preface this by saying...
ZachS. z5 Littleton, CO
Iris bloomed Oct. - Nov. in Missouri Question about Pods
I have had a area of Irises in my backyard for years......
Dutch Iris
Can Dutch Iris be planted in the Spring ? or are they...
Herbicide recommendation for iris bed
Hello, I am usually solely a contributor in the vegetable...
Looking for iris Frost and Flame
Hi, I m looking for the iris Frost and Flame by the...
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™