Libertia peregrinans

Orange New Zealand Iris

Boething Treeland Farms grows over 1,200 varieties of trees, shrubs, perennials and specialty plants on ten California nurseries to serve the wholesale landscape and nursery industries throughout the Western United States and beyond.

Plant Type: Perennials

Evergreen-Deciduous: Evergreen

Overall Mature Size: Small

Mature Height & Spread: 1-2' x 1-2'

Natural Growth Habit: Vase, Upright

Native To: Australia/New Zealand

Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade, Full Shade

Water: Medium Water

Flower Color: White

Bloom Time: Spring, Summer

Special Features: Attracts Birds/Butterflies / Deer Resistant / Desert Conditions

Container Sizes: #1, #3

A Bit More

An attractive and tough New Zealand evergreen perennial, Libertia peregrinans grows in stiff, upright clumps of orange and green striped leaves. New Zealand Iris spreads via rhizomes and grows to 1-2’ tall and wide. In the spring, sprays of fragrant white flowers rise below the leaf tips and attract pollinators. Highly adaptable to a variety of conditions, Libertia peregrinans can thrive in full sun to full shade. It will do splendidly in garden conditions with regular water, and it will also tolerate drought and desert conditions. Cold hardy to 15°, leaves turn orange in the cold, adding winter color to the garden.

A Bit More

An attractive and tough New Zealand evergreen perennial, Libertia peregrinans grows in stiff, upright clumps of orange and green striped leaves. New Zealand Iris spreads via rhizomes and grows to 1-2’ tall and wide. In the spring, sprays of fragrant white flowers rise below the leaf tips and attract pollinators. Highly adaptable to a variety of conditions, Libertia peregrinans can thrive in full sun to full shade. It will do splendidly in garden conditions with regular water, and it will also tolerate drought and desert conditions. Cold hardy to 15°, leaves turn orange in the cold, adding winter color to the garden.