A lovely name – Butterfly Skies – for a lovely flower. The top wings of the butterfly – the upright petals of the iris (standards) are so pale a blue they are nearly white. The lower wings or petals (falls) are a rich, deep blue overlaying a purple tone. Beautifully ruffled and fragrant. Plant a garden of butterflies!
Bearded Iris Maripossa SkiesBotanical Name:
Iridaceae germanica Mariposa SkiesExposure:
Full sun to light shadeHardiness:
Pale blue to white standards over deep blue fallsBloom Season:
Late spring and again in summer/fall - reblooming varietyBulb/Plant Size:
Rooted Plant in potNumber:
1 very large field grown clump