Iris fulva: Copper Iris

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Iris fulva, common name “copper iris”, is noted by its fulva color of rusty red to brownish orange or rare yellow forms. The red color of the fulva contributes to the red modern hybrids found in the surrounding habitats that the iris thrives. Other notable physiological characteristics of the species are its small size [3-4 inches in diameter] and drooping petals.

Photo: Georgia Perimeter CollegeAtlantaGA [20060419]

Source: Wikipedia

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