Is Iris cristata a shade plant?
Iris cristata does well in average, well-drained woodland soils in shade to partial shade and, once established, is dependably drought-tolerant. It complements other woodland plants such as Phlox divaricata , Uvularia sessilifolia , Geranium maculatum , Hydrastis canadensis, and Trillium luteum. – Mt. Cuba Center
What does a dwarf crested iris look like?
Dwarf crested iris Interesting Notes. The colorful blooms and easy culture of dwarf crested iris make it a valuable addition to the shady native woodland garden. In mid-spring, this attractive perennial groundcover is a mass of pale to deep violet blooms that reach 4-6” in height.
How do you take care of an Iris cristata?
Iris cristata Growing and Maintenance Tips Prefers rich, well-drained soils in full to partial shade. If grown in full sun, the soil must remain consistently moist. Benefits from the addition of lime and rich, organic materials.
How do I calculate how many Iris cristata I Need?
Enter the approximate length and width of the area you will be planting and click ‘Calculate’ to determine how many Iris cristata you will need. Our general spacing recommendation will be shown below, but correct and successful spacing is complex and depends on project conditions.