Stinking iris

Stinking iris
Stinking iris

Stinking iris (Iris foetidissima) is a native British iris with a dull blue-yellow flower.  Pods of yellow seeds turn red in winter.  Some creature appears to have been nibbling at this year’s seed pods.

The leaves are supposed to smell of gravy when crushed.

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