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Oregon iris

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Oregon iris
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Iris tenax

Perennial Groundcover

Height: 1 ft.

Availability: Low

Growing ease: Medium

Moisture req.: moist - wet

Exposure req.: sun - part shade


Plant description:

Attractive flowering blue to purple iris, found south of King County.

Keywords: blue, fire-resistant , perennial (non-woody), purple, spreading, upright