The Variegated Japanese Water Iris fills the niche for summer beauty in a wet site! Narrow blade shaped leaves are gray-green streaked with white, and remain upright and showy even after the flowers are done. Mid summer blooms are deep violet and fragrant. Grows in sun to part sun, and requires moisture. This medium small perennial will be about 2' tall and wide. Hardy to zones 4-8. Deer resistant.