Neomarica gracilis – Apostle’s Iris (4″ pot)


This is a tropical walking iris that produces lightly fragrant flowers with white petals and purple brown center for several months. This shade loving plant can be grown in the ground or kept in a container.

Ships in 4″ pot. Does not come with flowers, but is mature to bloom in the spring.

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From the Iris family comes this Neomarica with sword shaped leaves and fragrant flowers. The delicate flowers last only a day but the plant continues to form new blooms for long periods of time during late spring months. Makes also an excellent houseplant.
This is not a water Iris, be careful not to overwater.
Neomarica gracilis is a type of walking Iris. Once the flower is spent, the stem that it was born on lays to the ground and from that a new plant is formed. For that reason it is said to be walking across your garden. You can divide plants and plant them in new locations.

FAMILY: Iridaceae
ORIGIN: Central America
MATURE SIZE: 24″ tall, walking iris
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS : filtered light
WATER REQUIREMENTS : keep moderately moist
MIN. TEMP.: low 30’s
FLOWER: fragrant; late winter to spring

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 6 × 36 in
Gardino Nursery