Iris unguicularis 'Mary Barnard', commonly known as Algerian Iris or Winter Iris, is a captivating evergreen perennial that enchants gardeners with its exceptional winter and early spring blooms. This delightful cultivar boasts exquisite violet-blue flowers adorned with striking orange-yellow accents, exuding a sweet, violet-like fragrance that wafts through the garden on brisk winter days. Its slender, sword-shaped foliage adds an attractive backdrop to the vivid blossoms, making 'Mary Barnard' a standout choice for providing much-needed color and fragrance during the colder months. This hardy and low-maintenance iris is a resilient addition to gardens, rockeries, or container plantings, brightening up the landscape when little else is in bloom. Achieved the Award of Garden Merit from The RHS.
H:40 W:50 Frost hardy Very Low water requirement Full sun/Part shade