Photo by JLBG taken at Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC
Iris cristata 'Mountain Girl'
Mountain Girl Crested Woodland Iris
Item #: 10784
Zones: 3a to 8b
Height: 6" tall
Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade ?
Origin: United States
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?
Iris cristata 'Mountain Girl' is a Blue Ridge Mountain selection of the North American native crested woodland iris. The 6" tall deciduous foliage is topped, starting in late March (NC), with lovely soft blue flowers, each highlighted by a white signal (eye zone) surrounded by a dark blue eclipse. Although Iris cristata is quite drought tolerant, it really grows best in rich, slightly moist woodland soil.
Flower Color: Blue
Leaf Color: Green
Bloom Time: Spring
Container Role: Fillers
Other: Butterfly Attracting Plants , Cut flower plants , Deer Resistant Plants , Drought Tolerant Plants , Dry Shade Plants , Georgia native plants , Groundcovers , Pollinator Plants , North American Native Plants , North Carolina Native Plants , Rabbit Resistant Plants , United States Native Plants