Iris unguicularis grow and care – geophyte of the genus Iris also known as Algerian iris, Iris unguicularis perennial evergreen plant used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 7-10a.

Leaves green shape is narrow sword-shape, leaves grow in groups linked together.

Iris unguicularis flower

Flowers color purple, the flower has 6 petals in the outer circle, 3 of the petals red in the base, the other 3 there is yellow line in the middle from the base to the top with strips of purple and white, 3 petals in the inner part of the flowers in light purple and it cover with inner petal.

Iris unguicularis for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
Flower colors
  • Purple flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Geophyte
  • Leaf plant
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Floristry
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9