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Shade Iris

Shade Iris is an easy-to-grow, perennial grass with blue flowers.

Small Plants Grass-like Perennial Suitable for Pots Waterwise Blue Flowers Flowering

For information on staying waterwise, seeking a watering exemption while establishing your garden, offers, rebates and more, please visit the Water Corporation website.

Noongar Name: Unknown

Scientific Name: Orthrosanthus polystachus

Performance: Easy to grow

Size: Perennial with a maximum height up to 80cm

Flower: Blue

Flowering Time: (Aug – Oct)

Natural Distribution: Grows in the Southwest of WA

Growing at a Glance

See Growing Guide for more detail

Position: Adaptable to sunny and light-shade positions

Watering: Benefits from supplementary watering when in bloom.

Feeding: Will benefit from some supplementary feeding.

Pruning: Remove dead or failing flowers.

Invited Guests

This provides habitat for Invertebrates and Frogs.


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