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Neomarica caerulea 'Regina'


Neomarica 'Regina' is an exquisite iris relative with lush foliage and delicately detailed flowers.

Neomarica caerulea 'Regina' is a wide-leaved, long-blooming, iris-like evergreen that has 3-4 inch wide purple-blue flowers accented by strikingly brilliant jade foliage, which assumes a more clumping and upright habit than the more common walking iris. The mauve flowers are spotted with darker purple and striped with burgundy, yellow, white and dark purple for an exquisite display. Light fragrance. Grow in containers and protect where not hardy. Salt tolerant.

Common Name: Giant Apostles' Iris

Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8-11

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 2-4'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring - Summer

Soil Moisture: Drought Tolerant, Average, Moist, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes



Deer Resistant: No

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: open fields and openings in the forests


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America

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