Hardy Plants

Iris pumila

Type: rhizomatous or bulbous perennials
Family: Iridaceae
Color: variable colors violet-purple, blue to yellow or white
Exposure: full sun
Bloom Month: early May
Height: 8-10”
Shape: short spikes
Soil: sandy soil, loam, alkaline
Moisture: well drained
Origin: native to central Europe and the Caucasus
Hardiness Zone: 4-9
Propagation: Propagate by seed or by division of rhizomes
Notes: Also known as pygmy iris or dwarf iris

Alaska Rock Garden Society

The society has been very active in bringing well know speakers to the area. The group leads seed collecting trips to areas of alpine plants in Alaska.

Contact Information

Alaska Rock Garden Society

12001 Audubon Drive
Anchorage, AK 99516

Email: jrtinker@mtaonline.net

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