Dwarf iris native to the northern reaches of North America, growing from a shallow rhizome. Flowers are fairly typical, with deep purple-blue veining over a white to light blue background with some yellow highlights.
|beach-head iris; Alaska flag
|prefers moist soil
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
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- Seed from '11 trade. Sandpapered to remove outer tan husk and scarify darker seeds. Baggy 70F (3w) - 35F (9w) - 70F (55%G, 3-10d)
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