Iris cristata 'Powder Blue Giant'
Also called Dwarf Crested Iris
More About Iris cristata 'Powder Blue Giant'
- Open, star-shaped flowers of light blue with a yellow and deep blue beard
- Flowers on short stalks grow even with, or slightly above the foliage
- Short, bright green, sword-like foliage
- More vigorous grower than the species
- Bloom Time: April to May
- Flower Size: 8 cm
Crested Iris Growing and Maintenance Tips
Iris cristata grows best in a rich, moist to average, well-drained soil, in partial shade. Full shade and sun conditions are tolerated, however, it dislikes extended periods of excessive drought or wetness. Can be used for naturalizing.
Iris cristata 'Powder Blue Giant' Characteristics
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeEarly Spring