Iris douglasiana

Iris douglasiana

Douglas’ iris



  • Grows from 12 to 18 inches tall and spreads outward form
  • Flower color ranges from pale lavender to blue-purple
  • Blooms March-May
  • Green, sword-shaped leaves some turning bronze in fall
  • Best in partial sun, but will tolerate full sun in cooler locations or dense shade but may not flower
  • Add dead leaf mold to the soil when planting
  • In the late fall, lift iris from the ground to divide and redistribute the fleshy rhizomes
  • Stripes on petals are nectar guides that attract native bees
  • Found in the shady wooded areas of Bay hills section

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