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Moraea (Dietes) iridioides

Butterfly Iris

Moraea (Dietes) iridioides - Butterfly Iris


Dietes iridioides is native from South Africa to E. Africa to Kenya. Butterfly Iris is a perennial iris that grows and spreads through rhizomes. The leaves have a fan shaped growth habit and the plant can get 12-24" in height and spread to 12". Butterfly Iris will flower from spring and through the summer with white flowers with a yellow stripe down the center on the petals. The flowers look similar to butterflies hence the name Butterfly Iris.

Hardiness: USDA Zones 9-10
Plant Use: Flowering Perennial
Exposure: Sun to Part Sun
Water Requirements: Medium

Good for sunny locationsGood for partly sunny locations the Nile

Sizes: #1, #3 Check Availability

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