Iris cristata 'Tennessee White'
White Crested Iris

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Deer ResistantRain GardenPart ShadeShade
DESCRIPTION
White Crested Iris
Iris cristata 'Tennessee White'

An aggressive grower and groundcover, this plant sports masses of pure white flowers with yellow crests from mid April through May against the backdrop of flat, wide, sword-like foliage. Its considerable flower show provides an early nectar and critter protection and it thrives in shade.

BENEFITS
Deer resistant!
Long blooming and a great early nectar source
An aggressive groundcover for shaded areas
Thrives in moist soils but tolerates some dryness
Spreading roots hold erosive soils well
Great cover for woodland wildlife
NATIVE INFO

Native Range

Rich wooded slopes from Pennsylvania west to Missouri and south to Mississippi and Georgia

Interesting Facts

Rain gardens are a useful way for homeowners as well as businesses to reduce runoff. Water is captured by a rain garden's appropriate native plants giving it a chance to slowly filter into the ground, reducing erosion and waterway pollution.

GROWING TIPS

Mature Size: 8-10in. Wide x 12-18in. Tall

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Sun Exposure: Part Shade to Full Shade

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