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botanical name:
Iris 'Double Lament'
Iris 'Double Lament' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Dwarf Bearded Iris
family:  Iridaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.30m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: spiky
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: violet
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Attractive, short growing, rhizomatous, dwarf bearded variety producing relative large, dark velvety violet-purple flowers with purple and gold beards. Stiff blade-like grey-green leaves.

Well drained, preferably neutral to slightly acid soil in full sun. Rhizomes should be partially exposed and flowering is best in areas with long warm summers. Divide clumps when congested.

By division

other notes:
Raised by J.D. Taylor, introduced 1969
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