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Iris koreana
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Iris koreana

Dwarf Woodland Korean Iris

Item #: 1598

Zones: 5a to 8b, possibly colder

Height: 12" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Korea

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

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Iris koreana is the Korean counterpart to our American native Iris cristata. Iris koreana forms a delightful, tiny, 1' tall clump of narrow green foliage to 15" long. Iris koreana is adorned, starting in mid-April (NC), with small yellow flowers, each with a contrasting brown halo eye-zone. We have found Iris koreana very easy to grow in typical to dry woodland garden conditions. Our offering is from a Darrell Probst collection near Pyonsan-Bando (southwest coastal Korea) on our 1997 expedition.

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