African Iris

African Iris
Optimal Light: Full sun
Light Range: Full sun to part shade
Soil Moisture: Medium to high
Native: No
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Perennial: Yes
Growth Rate: Slow
Mature Height: 2 – 6 ft.
Mature Spread: 1 – 2 ft.
Soil Texture: Any
Soil pH: Slightly acidic,
Slightly alkaline
Salt Tolerance: Low to None
Hardiness Zone: 8b-11

African Iris, Dietes iridioides

This plant resembles a lily with leaves that are pointed and slender. Have appealing creamy white blooms with gold markings and a lavender center. Plants have daily color in spring and summer due to their profuse blooming. Plant reaches an overall height of about 2 ft. Not bothered by many pests and cold hardy to South Florida. We also carry a yellow flowering Iris; Dietes Bicolor with similar characteristics but it has a narrower leaf.

Island Home Service Sanibel Island

Jürgen Schreyer
Island Home Service

P.O. Box 1050
Sanibel, FL 33957

P: (239) 472-5247