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Diplarrena moraea

Common name butterfly flag; white iris
Family iridaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers white (spring-early summer)
Size 20-40"
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil
From seed Germinate at room temperature; be patient, extended germination time.
detailed seed-starting info below

Iris relative native to southern Australia, producing pure white flowers with yellow centers on slender stems, which emerge from a clump of narrow leaves. The flowers are reportedly slightly honey-scented.

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '20/'21 exchange. Baggy 70F (88%G, 14-40d)

Sprouted seeds are finnicky, with low survival rate after moving from baggy to pot. Perhaps better to sow directly to pot.

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