Variegated Orris Root
Violet-scented essential oil from the rhizomes is added to perfumes, cosmetics, candies and soft drinks. It also enhances fruit flavors in food processing.
Source of plant
Riverdale Iris Garden, Wayside Gardens
Leaves are striped vertically with yellow; Fragrant lavender flowers are borne on 24"-30" tall stems.
USDA Hardiness Zone
fragrance, foliage characteristics, notable texture, other ethnobotanical uses