Aristea major

Aristea major Aristea major

Majestic, long-lived and beautiful, this rare S. African member of the Iris family boasts stunning 3”-thick gentian blue flower spikes just in time for Mother’s Day that last several months! Architectural, SUPER tough and drought tolerant, the evergreen upright spiky foliage to 3’ wide lends year-round textural and structural interest EASY and rewarding in any garden. Nice in containers (15+ gal). Clay-ish and sand tolerant, give an annual 2” side-dress of compost for best show. Deer resistant and snail proof!

Aristea major Aristea major


Full Sun
Avg./Low Water

Perennial bulb
USDA zones 8b-10