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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
description:
Short creeping rhizomes produce erect linear green leaves and stems of delicate violet-blue flowers with white mottling on the falls. Quite rare.

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

propagation:
By division of clumps or seed.

other notes:
From Central China.

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