Species are the world's wildflowers, and Species Iris deserve a place in many garden situations.
There are Species Iris for full sun, shade, dry gardens, wet damp areas even for the garden pond or bog garden.
In fact it's these various wild forms and naturally occurring hybrids of the Sweet Iris (I. pallida) and the Hungarian iris (I. variegata) form the basis of most hybrid bearded iris. Crosses between tall and dwarf species like Iris pumila have given rise to the Median forms of bearded iris; intermediate bearded (IB), miniature tall bearded (MTB) etc.
- Height: Dwarf - 26-40cm