The perrenial African Iris makes for an excellent water feature accent.
Water Requirements: Can handle soggy conditions. Only occasional watering is needed once established, but tolerates high amounts of water as well.
Soil: Tolerant of a wide range of soil conditions.
Growth Rate: Moderate
Bloom Time: Spring to Late Fall
Temperature: Cold hardy to 10 F
Pruning: Only occasional pruning of dead foliage is needed
Toxicity: Toxic to cats, dogs, and cattle.
Tips: Root nematodes are the most common issue for African Irises. If the leaves become discolored and lesioned, you may want to treat for nematodes!