Species Iris (Iris foetidissima) in the Irises Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Iris foetidissima Accepted
Iris foetida Synonym

Also sold as:
Iris 'Foetidissima'

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Classification: Species
Registered Height: 12-36 inches (30-90 cm)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Dry Mesic
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Resistances: Tolerates dry shade
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Bees


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What's a good annual for dry shade? by Iluvtobake Aug 17, 2019 11:33 AM 9
What is this plant found in Switzerland next to a tree in the streets? by lophophora Feb 21, 2019 11:44 PM 4
You really must grow....(recommend your favourites and why) by cwwilson3 Aug 30, 2018 5:44 AM 53
Iris garden design by Tienito Mar 4, 2018 6:15 AM 9
Growing hardy woodland plants from seed, examples by AntMan01 Apr 16, 2018 9:01 PM 15
"Goners" 2018 by William Oct 19, 2018 6:44 PM 590
Iris identification by Mikhoyel May 9, 2017 9:37 AM 9
The quest for answers... NOIDS 2017 by Henhouse Jun 21, 2017 8:19 AM 95
PNW Plant Exchange - Spring 2017 by Pistil May 16, 2017 8:59 AM 46
Question on seed germination... by pod Feb 27, 2017 8:32 PM 49

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