Iris fulva, Copper Iris rhizomes
Category: Native Perennial
Height: 2' to 3'
Light: Full to Part Sun
Bloom: Rust to brick red, 3 '' across, with drooping petals
Bloom Time: Late Spring, Early Summer
Growth Habit: Long slender leaves may remain evergreen. Spreads by rhizomes.
Comments: Prefers consistently moist, rich loamy soil but is becoming more popular in garden beds as a good back of the border plant. Plant with top of rhizome just under the soil. Use acid mulch such as pine needles.