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botanical name:
Iris sikkimensis
Iris sikkimensis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Sikkim Iris
family:  Iridaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.00m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: violet
main season: June
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
Short creeping rhizomes produce erect linear green leaves and stems of delicate violet-blue flowers with white mottling on the falls. Quite rare.

Moist or wet, neutral to slightly acid soil in full sun or part shade.

By division of clumps or seed.

other notes:
From Central China.
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