Photo Courtesy of North Creek Nurseries

Iris cristata Tennessee White (Dwarf Crested Iris)

This small perennial features bright white flowers with gold crests on the falls atop short slender stalks with narrow, sword-shaped green leaves. Fast growth rate. Dwarf habit.

Blooms late spring to early summer
0.5 ft tall x 0.5-1 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar