Iris Cristata Plant 3 For $12.99

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Planting Zones 4-8
Bloom Season
Spring, Summer,
Bloom Color
Purple/Lavender, Blue,
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Sun And Shade,
3 Plants
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Flower Gardens And Beds, Border Plants,

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Iris Cristata Plant 3 For $12.99 Description

Iris Cristata 

 The Iris Cristata, also known as Dwarf Crested Iris or Lady's Calamus, is a native plant to the eastern United States.

Iris Cristata plant may grow 6 to 9 feet tall and bear a width of 6 to 12. Iris Cristata is a low-growing perennial plant that spreads swiftly. This plant's sword-shaped, yellow-green colored pointy leaves grow 5 to 6 inches in length. Iris Cristata bloom in various colors, including lilac, lavender, and light blue, with a white patch and yellow or orange crest. This species bears six petals, with the three upright petals called standards and three dangling petals called falls. Iris Cristata plants have fleshy, thick called rhizomes.

Iris cristata care and maintenance

Iris Cristata thrives in rich, well-drained soil, full to partial shade. The plant's soil must remain consistently moist when grown in full sun. Iris Cristata benefits from adding lime and organic material to its soil. When grown in the proper conditions, Iris Cristata spreads swiftly and creates dense colonies. Early spring is the best time to see this flower in bloom. As a perennial, the Iris Cristata has a longer blooming period and will bloom before other spring plants in your garden showcase.

Since Iris Cristata is rhizomatous, it can be propagated by dividing the flowers after the flowering season ends. Dividing is best done with a sharp spade or by hand-pulling apart entangled rhizomes, which will keep your plants healthier. Best used as a seasonal groundcover, in rock gardens, or added for woodland color. Best used as a seasonal groundcover, in rock gardens, or added for woodland color.


Iris Cristata is a terrific choice for your garden sanctuary with benefits, including a fragrant scent, lovely spring flowers, attractive foliage, and erosion control. Plant Iris Cristata in front of a mixed perennial border, or let them grow in your woodland garden naturally as ground cover in partially shaded areas.

Hummingbirds love the Iris Cristata, and bees will

pollinate this plant. So place them where you and your loved ones can enjoy bee and bird-watching all season long.

Iris Cristata plants are for sale online at TN Nursery.



Reviews (4)

  • 5
    Iris Cristata Plant

    Posted by Nita Tucker on Apr 25, 2022

    This company was recommended by a fellow gardner. I have been very pleased with all my orders

  • 5
    Iris Cristata Plant

    Posted by Brandon Belle on Apr 25, 2022

    I found this company online last year and have been very pleased with their products and careful packing of the roots

  • 5
    Iris Cristata Plant

    Posted by Jason Louderick on Apr 25, 2022

    We recently purchased these iris, we were very impressed with the careful shipping and the quality

  • 5
    Iris Cristata Plant

    Posted by JM Palm on Apr 25, 2022

    Quality above all matters, and I was very satisfied with my recent order


Shipping Information

We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

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