Iris innominata

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Iris innominata
Iris innominata

Species Name: Iris innominata
Common Name: Del Norte County Iris

A beautiful native iris, good for planting under oaks or in small flower beds and borders. Flowers are purple with a touch of white and yellow.

Plant Family: Iridaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 6in.-1' H x 1-2' W
Growth Habit: Clumping
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergeen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Infrequent to moderate
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Purple
Distribution: North Coast, Klamath Range (Del Norte County)
Natural Habitat: Open or partly shaded slopes with well drained soil. Elevation: 900-6000'

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  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
  • Harlow, Nora and Kristin Jakob. Wild Lilies, Irises, and Grasses: gardening with California Monocots. Berkely and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press. 2003.