If it actually is an Iris, that is.

I had no idea we had this plant and I had subconsciously grouped it under the non-flowering section. Imagine my surprise when it bloomed all of a sudden!

After multiple head scratches and failed googling attempts, I gave up and turned to you, good people of this gardening site, to help me on this quest.

The flower

Side View

Two of these!

The leaves

  • Would you like to edit your post with a few details about where the plant is growing? Even if it’s not native, some information about the conditions and climate are helpful.
    – Stephie
    May 27, 2019 at 10:04
  • I’m not sure where I got it from. But I live in South India, so I could have mentioned it thrives in tropical climate. Someone was able to figure it out anyhow! May 27, 2019 at 16:31

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I think this is Neomarica gracilis, see here for example on wikipedia.

  • Thanks! Does it usually take this long to flower? May 27, 2019 at 16:36
  • You are welcome. I don't know how long they take to flower normally, I never had these beauties myself. Your flowers and plants look like they are in good shape, keep up the good work!
    – benn
    May 27, 2019 at 16:44

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