Iris

Iris is a large genus of close to 300 species in the iris family, Iridaceae. The word iris is from Greek and means rainbow, which refers to the colourful flowers of species in the genus. Nearly all species are native to temperate regions in the northern hemisphere where they grow in varied habitats, from dry alpine conditions, to meadows and marshes.

Iris versicolor
Iris versicolor

Harlequin Blueflag

Harlequin blueflag is a medium sized perennial with reddish purple flowers.

Iris variegata
Iris variegata

Hungarian Iris

Hungarian iris is a low growing iris with yellow and white flowers with brown veining.

Iris sibirica
Iris sibirica

Siberian Flag

Siberian flag is a tall iris with blue flowers.

Iris setosa var. arctica
Iris setosa var. arctica

Dwarf Arctic Iris

Dwarf arctic iris is a low growing perennial with lilac flowers.

Iris setosa
Iris setosa

Bristle-Pointed Iris

Bristle-pointed iris is a medium tall perennial with blue-violet flowers.

Iris pseudacorus
Iris pseudacorus

Yellow Iris

Yellow iris is a tall perennial with yellow flowers that grows best in wet soil.

Iris latifolia 'Mix'
Iris latifolia 'Mix'

English Iris

A variety of English iris with flowers in a mixture of white, yellow, bronze and blue flowers.

Iris latifolia
Iris latifolia

English Iris

English iris is a medium height perennial with blue flowers.