Swertii - Tall bearded iris
Tall Bearded iris
Year Registered or introduced - 1612
Bloom Time - M (Midseason)
Height - 60-90cm (24-36 in)
First collected and catalogued in 1612, Swertii is one of the oldest iris which still exists today. A very old iris, each white petal stitched in lavender-blue. The lower part of the falls curl in on each side, creating the illusion of a point. Fragrant aroma.