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Iris cristata 'Tennessee White'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Iris cristata 'Tennessee White'

Tennessee White Crested Woods Iris

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Item #: 8476

Zones: 3a to 9b

Height: 6" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.


This selection of our native crested woods iris was discovered by mad plantsman, Don Shadow, of Winchester, Tennessee. Iris 'Tennessee White' is a vigorous deer-resistant selection that quickly makes a 2' wide deciduous clump, topped just above the foliage in March (NC) with a wonderful display of small, white, thick-textured flowers...a treat for hummingbirds. Everyone who has tried it agrees it is probably the best white-flowered selection of Iris cristata on the market.