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Iris (Dwarf Crested) cristata 'Eco Bluebird'

Crested Iris

Light lavender blue flowers have orange crests and white throats that are surrounded by darker blue. Handsome fans of short pale green strap-like foliage. Fast grower and spreader that makes a nice edger for the shade garden. Deer resistant. Native to the eastern United States.

Prefers partial shade and moist, humus rich, well-drained soil, but can tolerate drier soils once established.

Height:

6-9 Inches

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Spread:

12-15 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

3-9

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Bloom Color:

Blue, Lavender

Characteristics & Attributes

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Light Shade
Partial Shade
Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
April
May
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Drought Tolerant
East-Coast Native
Ground Cover
Rock Garden
Iris (Dwarf Crested) cristata (Crested Iris)