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Spicy Cajun Louisiana Iris

SKU: 68190

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  • Light

    Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Size

    #1 Plant
  • Zone

    4 to 9
  • Bloom Time

    Midsummer
  • Height

    38"
  • Soil Requirement

    Well drained
  • Deer Resistant

Description

SPICY CAJUN LOUISIANA IRIS


Spice up your midsummer landscape with this exciting selection! Dramatic, two-toned flowers display sunny yellow "signals" against violet-lavender petals. Hardy plants have long stems and handsome, grass-like foliage. At home everywhere in the garden.

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TRAFFIC ~ STOPPER
Apr 29, 2012  |  By Teresa Guthrie (Lee)
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"My mother ordered this Iris for me on April 2011. I received it, and planted it along with some other Iris I had been so graciously given by neighbors & friend's. I live along a very busy & highly traveled highway, but in a very rural part of Ohio. I have made my Iris bed so that it overlook's the Ohio River & can be seen by hundred's of thousand's that travel this busy highway every year. I have allowed my other Iris to naturalize over the few years since buying my turn of the century home, but nothing can hold a candle to this STUNNER! Nor can I believe the sheer beauty of the Spicy Cajun Louisiana Iris. It's so bright (the stamens) against the dark burgundy backdrop. It is so beautiful that since it bloomed I've had people stop to take pictures of it, and ask where I found such a beautiful specimen of Iris. I can't believe the traffic that have turned around to come back & ask about this TRAFFIC~STOPPER as I now refer to it. It has caused quite the uproar along this part of the highway. I've even had seasoned master gardeners stop, and ask about this Iris. The picture in the catalog & online is very much the likeness, but does this IRIS NO JUSTICE! This Iris is a stunner. I've filled my IPhone with a entire roll of each stage of this Iris's development since it was very beguiling as soon as it showed itself. I was very curious to watch its development & now so glad I documented this w/ picture's. Thanks SO VERY MUCH for providing me with literally a Traffic~Stopper. Because of this one Iris I've been blessed with the opportunity to meet wonderful people from in, and around this country. Yes, I said country & a couple from Toyko that was visiting their son that is enrolled at a local Medical school. People from other states that share my love of gardening & even some who dont stop & say they were spell~bound as soon as they laid eyes on this plant. I can't say enough about the sheer beauty of this Iris. I will see if this"

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Botanical Name Iris louisiana 'Spicy Cajun'
  • Form Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone 5-10
  • Flowering Time Early - Mid Summer;Mid - Late Summer
  • Light Requirements Full Sun;Half Sun / Half Shade
  • Flower Color Sunny yellow "signals" against violet-lavender petals
  • Flower Form Typical Iris-like flowers
  • Foliage Type Evergreen, long sword-like
  • Growth Rate Medium
  • Zones 4 to 9
  • Height/Habit 38"
  • Spread 12 to 18 inches
  • Planting Instructions Set rhizome so bottom half is below ground level. Firm well and water thoroughly. Plant where they will get at least 5 hours of sun per day.
  • Soil Requirements Well drained
  • Will Tolerate Clay Soil;Loamy Soil;Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Let foliage die down naturally so nutrients can store up for next season's blooms.
  • Unique Characteristics Spice up your midsummer landscape with this exciting selection! Dramatic, two-toned flowers display sunny yellow "signals" against violet-lavender petals. Hardy plants have long stems and handsome, grass-like foliage. At home everywhere in the garden!

Shipping Details:

We ship this item in Spring.
We'll carefully pack and ship your order at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone.

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