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Iris pumila 'Stitch Witch'

Iris pumila 'Stitch Witch'
dwarf bearded iris
First-year flower

Common name dwarf bearded iris
Family iridaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers blue/white (April-May)
Size 8-15"
Light sun

This one came from a generous plant trader several years ago. I stuck it in a tight spot near the waterfall that runs into our big pond, and had nearly forgotten about it when I spotted it in late April the next year, decked out with a single but perfect flower. As happens with irises, it didn't last more than a few days. In the years since, it expanded itself nicely, so that I now have several flowers to admire in early spring.

We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.

One or more images of this plant are included in my stock photo catalog

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