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Iris Tenax Oregon Iris, Tough-Leaf Iris

Showy lavender-purple flowers, late Spring to early Summer, are the hallmark of this Northwest native.
Prefers moist, wet sites, and full to partial sun, but is relatively drought resistant once established.
Wildlife resistant once established.
Pollinator friendly.


North American Native Plants


  • Common Name Oregon Iris, Tough-Leaf Iris
  • Zone Zone 7
  • Mature Size 1.5'H x 2'W
  • Bloom Time May - June
  • Plant Type Bulb
  • Flower Color Purple to Lavender