Iris cristata 

Crested Dwarf Iris

Names and Myths

Iris Juno  commemorated Iris, the goddess of the rainbow, for her virtue by creating a flower in her honor. verna of spring

cristata crested

Natural history / Folklore

May cause skin irritation in some individuals.21


April - May Leaves sword like, plants to 3 inches Flower color from blue to violet. I.v. does not have the ridged white-yellow streaks on the outer flower parts. Rich woods Stream banks.

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