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Iris germanica 'On Edge'


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'On Edge' is a curious Iris with lavender-blue upright petals and pure white falls edged in purple.


Description:
'On Edge' is a unique and unusual bearded Iris with a delightful disconnect between top and bottom: the upright petals (standards) are a delicate lavender-blue while the downward petals (falls) are pure white edged in purple. It's the kind of combo that makes you do a double take as you walk along your perennial border. A classic yellow beard completes the show. Blooms early to mid season.


Common Name: Bearded Iris

Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-9

Light: Full Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits: Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Dry rocky places.

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Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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