Common Names: Blackberry lily, leopard lily, leopard flower
Sub-category: Iris family
The plant grows 60 to 90 cm tall, the flowers can range from red to yellow to orange or mixed. The leaves grow in a fan, like those of a gladiolus. The flowers are typically orange spotted with red, although yellow-flowered varieties are in cultivation. The seed pods open in the fall, showing clusters of black seeds whose fancied resemblance to a blackberry gives the plant its common name.
Found in flower gardens and on hillsides. Blooms in summer to early autumn.
Primary Flower Color: Red/Orange
Secondary Flower Color: Yellow