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All Grasses, Perennials, & Sedges  ::   View All Iris  ::   View All cristata

Crested Iris

Iris cristata

Blue flowers of Crested Iris float above the foliage which remains handsome through summer. Crested Iris is a good choice for a naturalized ground cover.

Diminutive iris flower and foliage
Foliage attractive all season
Naturalizes to form large groundcover bed

Gardening Suggestions for Crested Iris:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Key Characteristics:

Midwest Native
Moist, Well-Drained
Average
Height:
5-10 Inches
Spread:
6-12 Inches
Hardiness Zone:
3 - 8

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

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Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure
Partial Shade
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Habit
Perennial
Program
Grow Native!
Attributes
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
Rain Gardens and Bioswales
Border or Bed
Ground Cover
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage