Iris forrestii ZHNP172 (Forrest's Iris)

Family: Iridaceae
Zone: 5 - 8
Natural Range: China, Myanmar
Soil:  Average to moist, humus rich
Light: Part shade, sun
Height: 24"
Attributes:  Deciduous, Yellow flowers with darker purple-brown veining.  Strap like grayish green foliage.
Notes: In the wild Iris forrestii grows in moist mountainous forests and hillsides of Myanmar, China; Sichuan and Yunnan provinces.  In the garden I. forrestii grows in similar conditions as Iris siberica.