Moist soils in full sun.
Description and Distribution:
From Western Yunnan and South West Sichuan. Plant forming large clumps. Leaves to 90cm, flowering stems taller at 1.5m.
This plant for named for French missionary and plant collector Pere Jean Delavay (1834-1889). He found this iris on one of his expeditions to Yunnan (1895). However, it was introduced into cultivation by George Forrest and others.
From our nursery.