Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA

 

Iris cristata - Woodland Iris

Ohio Native Plant - Natural Range

Visit the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service website to view the natural range of this plant
Iris Blooming
May 15, 2013 - Just in time for the market

Wildlife Significance

Pollen/nectar - For small bees

Hummingbirds - Find this early early spring flower a fine dining spot


Iris cristata
Iris cristata
Seed Provenance - Root Stock -  Hickory Road Gardens, WI - 2013 - NOG 2014 - present
Iris cristata - just opening
Iris cristata - ready to bloom - May 11, 2013
Cultivation Information


Height - 6 inches
Flower Color -
Blue
Blooms -
Early spring
Sun -
Part shade - light sun
Hardy Zone -
3 to 9
Soil -
Well-drained, rich, acid soils.
Soil pH -
Acidic <6.8

Family -
  Iridaceae

Ground cover - Over time fills in as a nice ground cover

Detailed Information - Visit the Missouri Botanical Garden's website