a non-flowering iris

Jane McGary janemcgary@earthlink.net
Mon, 28 Sep 2009 13:08:36 PDT
Rodger wrote,
>Could it be Iris uniflora or Iris minuto-aurea? The latter in particular is
>famous for not flowering. There
>Another possibility is that it's one of the very dwarf forms of Acorus
>gramineus. Some of these have been known to masquerade as irises, 
>the game only
>being given away when a clever gardener persuades them to flower.

I think Kathleen's plant has leaves longer than those Iris species. I 
have seen Acorus gramineus labeled "Iris" in a garden center. Another 
possibility that occurred to me is one of the taller species of 
Sisyrinchium, but they probably would be blooming.

Jane McGary 

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