Patersonia occidentalis ‘Little Pat’ – Native Iris


A clumping grass-like perennial with green foliage and masses of iris-like purple flowers in spring. Great as a border or mass planting in the garden or rockery. Also great for pots. The Noongar name for the plant is komma

Family : Iridaceae
Cultivar Name: Little Pat
Plant Type : Grass or grass-like, Clumping perennial
Width : 0.6
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Bog gardens, Erosion control, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Patersonia occidentalis
Common Name : Native Iris
Height : 0.4
Flower Color : Blue
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects