Plant Profile

Plant Profile

Iris douglasiana
douglas iris

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If grown from collected seed flower color generally in the lavender to purple range but can be white, yellow, almost brown, or even a pink/salmon (rare). Plant size can range a bit too from 6″ to 1-1/2′ and bright evergreen leaves. Great for under trees in Southern California and more sun closer to the coast and further north.

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Plant Facts & Observations

Identification

Botanical Name

Iris douglasiana

Common Name

douglas iris

Origin

California Native

Characteristics

Plant Type

Perennial

Growth Rate

Moderate growth rate

Mature Size

1 tall × 2 wide

Flower Color

Lavender / Purple

Blooming Season

Flowers Spring

Foliage

Evergreen

Wildlife Value

Bees, Hummingbirds

Climactic Requirements

Light

Part Shade / Shade

Water

Drought Tolerant / Occasional
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