Iris gracilipes f. alba

Japanese Dwarf Iris

Plant Type:


Iris gracilipes f. alba - The white flowering form of Japanese Dwarf Iris or Slender Iris is charming. Slender blades are grass-like arcing out from the base creating a rounded dome. The pretty white irises rise an inch or three above the mound unwrapping their magic from pointed buds in spring. Small enough for a large trough, the rock garden or an edging along a perennial garden, foundation or shrub border. Part to full sun in fertile, draining soil. Established potted Iris from division.


8-10 in


Item Description Price  
IRISGRACA Iris gracilipes f. alba (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot Extra Deep – 1.52 pints / 720 ml.) $16.00

Characteristics and Attributes for Iris gracilipes f. alba

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / into Autumn


  • Full Sun
  • Mostly Sunny


  • Border
  • Grouping
  • Edging
  • Small / Miniature
  • Trough
  • Cottage Garden

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium


  • Draining
  • Fertile


  • Japan

Propagated By

  • Division

Genus Overview: Iris

Common Name: Iris

From small woodland species and tiny forms happy in a sunny trough to those that stretch to one's waist and higher irises are among the most beautiful and unique of herbaceous perennials. They come in an amazing array of colors with fans of foliage that provide textural contrast to other garden denizens long after the flowers have passed. None that we carry are especially common. All are beautiful in the full sun border with many adaptable to pond's edge. They want a home! Pot grown division unless otherwise indicated.