Iris Laevigata (LAEV)

A native to North East Asia, Russia, and Japan. A true water iris, Iris laevigata will look its best growing in shallow water or a large pot with a deep reservoir filled with water. It can also thrive in a moist to wet setting such as a rain garden.

Iris Laevigata will grow from 24-36 inches tall with 4-6 inch flowers. The peak bloom for us is in May along with Siberian and Tall Bearded Iris. Zone 3-8 (9?)

For a glossary of terms, click here. To see a larger image, click the photo.

Blue Rivulets Sold Out Harris, 2013 White with bright blue veins. Striking!


Lakeside Ghost Harris, 2012 Light blue speckled darker, red-violet style arms.



Monstrosa   Six falls; white, pale blue wash and speckles.



Regal Sold Out Perry Farm, 1960 Three falls; rose magenta.



Royal Cartwheel Sold Out Reid, 1981 Six falls; navy blue violet with white center line.



Variegata Tubergen, 1916 Three falls; blue-violet, green and white stripped foliage.

Whispering Clouds Harris ’17 Fall white with very faint violet markings, full round form.