Spikey evergreen Iris relative that forms substantial clumps quickly. This species has leaf blades in a fashionable taupe. To 14″ tall and eventually getting wider. In summer three petalled pure white flowers appear on panicles within the foliage. These are followed by small showy yellow berries. Full sun and rich, well drained soil with regular summer water. Sharp drainage is important for cold hardiness. Put this on a hillside or in a gravel bed. Water faithfully to establish. AKA White flag. Native to New Zealand. Great in containers. Excellent performance at the Oregon coast.
Family: Iridaceae Genus: Libertia
Plant type: Grass or Grass-like, Herbaceous perennial
Biomes/Growing conditions: Hot Aspects, Oregon Coast
Sun exposure: Full Sun
USDA Hardiness zone: Zn8a 15º to 10ºF
Foliage color: Bronze/Orange
Foliage season: Evergreen