Iris schachtii ‘yellow form’

Iris schachtii ‘yellow form’

It likes full sun, good drainage and quite a dry summer dormancy.

Description and Distribution:
Found in central and eastern Turkey. Dwarf species, flowers yellow. There is also a purple flowered variety.

This iris is named for German botanist Wilhelm Schacht (1903-2001. He was Director of the Munchen-Nymphenburg Botanical Gardens. Previously he had been Director of the Royal Parks and Gardens in Bulgaria, and in the company of King Boris III (reign 1918-1943) made numerous botanical expeditions in the Alps and Balkans. He is credited with the discovery and classification of many previously unknown perennial species.

From our nursery.


Posted on

January 23, 2018