Kirk Strawn Louisiana Bog Iris is Amazing!
Kirk Strawn Louisiana Bog Iris is one of the most superb iris that we have seen. Petals are red-violet-lavender with hints of blue and the signals are yellow. Kirk Strawn Louisiana Bog Iris is absolutely striking and grows best in evenly moist, acidic soil or up to 3 inches of water over surface of soil. Great selection for water gardens or bog areas. Blooms in early or late spring, depending on zone. Spreads by rhizome and has clumping habitat. Green sword-like foliage stays neat all summer long. Grows 24 - 30 inches tall. Fantastic in Texas, California and Florida. Excellent for water filtration and bank erosion as well.
Height 24 - 30 inches tall
Width 6 - 12 inches wide
Sunlight Requirements Full sun to part shade, blooms better in full sun
Moisture Requirements Moist soil or with up to 3 inches of water above the soil
Bloom Blooms in early or late spring
Plant in evenly moist, acidic soil that has had composted materials added to the soil. Plant in full sun to part shade. (In extremely hot, southern states, we always recommend part shade.) Spreads by rhizome and has clumping habitat.
Excellent when used in ponds for water filtration, grow your Kirk Strawn Louisiana Bog Iris in fabric planting containers or in planting baskets, in loam soil, so that the roots have access to oxygen in the water.