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Iris pallida 'Albo Variegata'

Dalmatian Iris
Zone: 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Sun
Height: Minimum 1 feet , Maximum 3 feet
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An beloved old garden plant and a standout, with erect fans, to 18-30" tall, variegated in stripes of creamy white on green. Native to Croatia in Dalmatia Province, hence the common name. Lavender-blue flowers with yellow beards arrive in late spring to early summer with a sweet aroma. Sun on the coast -- otherwise light shade -- and excellent drainage with regular summer moisture. Evergreen to 15F, mid USDA zone 8 and perennial to at least 0F, zone 7.
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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:18 PM

Sophisticated foliage for the early season and fragrant grape scented flowers too! A timeless beauty with those lovely leaves.

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