Louisiana iris grow and care – geophyte of the genus Iris also known as Swamp irises, Louisiana iris perennial evergreen plant and used as ornamental plant, can grow in temperate, subtropics or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-10.
Leaves sword like and grow in groups linked together.
Louisiana iris flower
Flower color: purple, pink, yellow, blue, bordeaux, white or black, can be more than one color, the flower has 6 petal, 3 in the outer circle, 3 petal in the inner circle.
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Bulb
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction? Yes
Difficulties or problems when growing: Very aggressive
Recommended planting season? All year
Pests and diseases: ?
Pruning season: Summer / Autumn
How to prune: Old flower stem / dried leaves
Size of the plant? 1-1.8 m, 3-6 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing
Water requirement: Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade (without enough sun won’t bloom)
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? No
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes
Bloom season: Autumn, winter, spring
General information about the flower Flowers can be: purple, pink, yellow, blue, bordeaux, white or black, can be more than one color, the flower has 6 petal, 3 in the outer circle, 3 petal in the inner circle