Iris sibirica - a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial up to tall, with narrow grassy foliage and branched stems bearing up to 5 violet-blue flowers wide in early summer, the falls veined purple on white at the base
Iris laevigata - a rhizomatous perennial to in height, with erect, sword-shaped leaves and rich purple flowers in summer in width, each fall with a narrow white flash at the base. Thrives at the margins of ponds or streams
This beautiful new Iris reticulata flowers early in spring when little else in the garden is in flower. The delicate violet-purple flowers marked with golden yellow are sure to brighten up the garden in February.