Orthrosanthus multiflorus, commonly known as Morning Iris, is a clumping perennial that produces masses of blue-violet flowers in spring and summer. This Australian native plant grows up to 50 cm tall and 50 cm wide, with narrow leaves that form dense clumps. It prefers a well-draining soil and a sunny or partially shaded position. Morning Iris are drought-tolerant and low maintenance, making them an ideal choice for garden borders, rockeries, and mass plantings. They also attract bees and butterflies to the garden and can be used as cut flowers.
Height: 30-50 cm.
Width: 30-50 cm.
Aspect: Prefers full sun to partial shade
Flowers: Produces striking blue, star-shaped flowers in spring and summer.
Uses: It is often grown as an ornamental plant in gardens and landscapes, and is also suitable for use in rock gardens, borders, and mass plantings. The flowers make excellent cut flowers and can be used in floral arrangements.