A gentle Iris species Iris spuria enchants with its deep blue flower coloring. This delicate flowering plant adds a touch of tenderness to a garden; thus, it has won the hearts of many plant lovers worldwide.
Known as Salt Marsh Iris or Butterfly Iris, Iris spuria belongs to the Iris genus. This plant has bulbous rhizomes and can reach a height of 10–35 in (25–90 cm). The Butterfly Iris’s distinctive feature is the bloom. The flowers can vary from light blue to dark purple in color. They consist of 4 petals, and 3 large sepals, which are broadly elliptic in shape. The blooms typically appear in late spring and flourish until the middle of June. The foliage of Butterfly Iris is long, narrow, and sword-shaped. This species is typically grown in Europe, Asia, and Africa and has several cultivars.