A highly elegant iris flower used in local medicines where the tropical jungles of the Mekong river and to the Himalayan mountains where Tibet meets Yunnan. Plant in fertile soil in full sun to partial shade. This plants will adapt to most soil types. BELAMCANDA Chinensis is quite unique as it tolerates wet soils and drought conditions. The foliage looks similar to an Iris. When ripe the seed pods look like clusters of Blackberries and are useful in dried arrangements. commonly called Leopard Lilly.