Louisiana iris

Enhance your garden with stunning Louisiana Iris varieties. Discover the best ways to grow and care for these vibrant and colorful flowers that will add a touch of elegance to your outdoor space.
A few species and crosses of Iris can be grown in shallow water. Iris that can be submerged in up to four inches below water are Louisiana Iris cultivars, laevigata Iris cultivars, pseudatata iris, & flag Irises. Pseudatata iris, a new cross of species also is fine with being submerged a few inches. The very beautiful Japanese ensata iris varieties love moist boggy soil but won't tolerate submersion more than 2 months a year. Divide your pond Iris in the fall for low to no mortality.

A few species and crosses of Iris can be grown in shallow water. Iris that can be submerged in up to four inches below water are Louisiana Iris cultivars, laevigata Iris cultivars, pseudatata iris, & flag Irises. Pseudatata iris, a new cross of species also is fine with being submerged a few inches. The very beautiful Japanese ensata iris varieties love moist boggy soil but won't tolerate submersion more than 2 months a year. Divide your pond Iris in the fall for low to no mortality.

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Design, Ideas, Roses, Flora, Irises, Iris Flowers Garden, Louisiana Iris, Globe Flower, Bog Plants

Incredibly vigorous, award-winning Iris 'Black Gamecock' (Louisiana Iris) is quite striking with its huge, velvety deep purple flowers, 4-6 in. across (10-15 cm), adorned with delicate gold highlights on each petal. Blooming between late spring and mid-summer (depending on the region), this southern native will multiply quickly if sited properly in consistently moist to boggy soil or even shallow water. A perfect choice for naturalizing along ponds and streams and an outstanding addition to…

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Chloe Miller