The Dalmatian Iris (Iris pallida) is a flowering herbaceous perennial plant in the Iridaceae family. It is also known as the Sweet Iris.
It is native to the Dalmatian coast of Croatia. It likes rocky places in Mediterranean climates.
The leaves are bluish-green and sword-shaped. The fruit is a capsule about 7 centimetres (3 inches) long, containing pale-brown seeds.
It grows from a rhizome to 50-100 centimetres (20-31 inches) tall.
Its fan-shaped flowers are white to pale purple.
The Dalmatian Iris blooms in spring.
Photographed in the Botanical Garden, Paris, May 2021.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls