Showy perennial plant that grows up to 1.5′ tall with long narrow grass-like leaves that are pinkish-red at the base and light green above. Flowers range from pale purple to white to creamy yellow. Natives used leaves for rope making. Also called Toughleaf Iris.
|Upland Prairie and Savanna, Riparian Forests, Bottomland Forests, Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
|Attracts insects, bees, and butterflies; Ornamental; Deer resistant