Scientific Name: Alophia drummondii
Common Names: Propeller Flower, Herbertia, Prairie Iris
Iris Family (Iridaceae). An upright, smooth perennial grows to 12 inches long from a bulb. The flower is about 2 inches across, and creates an interesting petal arrangement. 3 outer segments are broad and easily spotted; inner segment much smaller and a black, violet. Herbertia prefers sandy or clay soils.
Bloom Color(s): blue
Bloom Width: 1.5 in.
Bloom Height: 1 in.
Plant Height: 12 in.
Bloom Period: March to May
Plant Family: Iridaceae
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
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