Winter Iris

Iris unguicularis (Winter Iris)

Native of Northern Africa
Evergreen beardless iris
Reaches a height of 30cm
Flowers are white, blue, mauve and dark blue and primrose scented
Flowers from Autumn to Spring
Flowers appear low down in the foliage
Cut back leaves in early winter to show flowers
Prefers slightly alkaline soil in a sheltered position
Propagate from division in late summer