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Iris reticulata 'Harmony'

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Dwarf Iris, Species Iris
Categories:
Perennial Bulbs, Poisonous Plants
Comment:

Tolerates summer drought, but should be kept moist during growing season

Description:
Perennial herbs from a rhizome or bulb; leaves strap-like, overlapping at base, oriented in one plane; flowers 1-several at the top of a naked stem, 6-parted with 3 outer, spreading or pendent "falls" and 3 inner, erect "standards", variously colored; fruit a capsule.
Season:
Very early spring (March)
Light:
Full sunlight to PM only or AM only sunlight
Height:
5-6 in.
Space:
1 in. apart, 40-80 per sq. ft.
Flowering Period:
Very Early Spring
Flower Color:
Blue
Depth:
5 in. to base of the bulb
Usage:
Beds, rock gardens, and woodland gardens
Organ:
Tunicated bulb
Hardiness:
Hardy II- Injured at temperatures below 14 degrees F (-10 degrees C) when planted
Origin:
Caucasas
Poison Part:
Rhizomes (thickened roots) and rootstocks, fresh or dry.
Poison Delivery Mode:
Ingestion, dermatitis.
Symptoms:
Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, elevated temperature following ingestion; skin irritation upon contact with seeds, rootstock, or cell sap.
Toxic Principle:
Irisin, iridin, or irisine.
Severity:
CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN. SKIN IRRITATION MINOR, OR LASTING ONLY FOR A FEW MINUTES.
Found in:
Houseplant or interiorscape; forest or natural area in native woodlands, marshes, and shallow water; landscape in flower gardens
Tags:
cpp

NCCES plant id: 820

Iris reticulata 'Harmony' Iris reticulata 'Harmony'