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Louisiana Iris Sinfonietta

One of the beauty queens of our native irises, this Louisiana Iris variety has huge, rich blue blooms with bright golden flashes. (Iris louisiana)

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Details:

Zones: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Plant Size: 28-36" tall, 18-24" wide
Light: Full Sun
Bloom Time: Early to mid summer
Shipping: Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Details
SKU 85PER3
Common Name Louisiana Water Iris
Botanical Name Iris louisiana
Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Blue
Flower Size Up to 6 inch flowers
Estimated Mature Height 28-36" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 18-24" wide
Bloom Time Early to mid summer
Planting Depth Plant so that the top of the root is 1" below the soil line.
Ships As Bare Root
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Moist/Wet
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds & Butterflies, Cut Flowers, Borders, Showy Flowers, Easy to Grow
Ships to Canada No
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Dwarf Crested Iris

    Dwarf Crested Iris

  • Phlox Blue Paradise

    Phlox Blue Paradise

  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

Description
This is one of the most famous of the Louisiana irises, a great group of native North American wildflowers. Among the hybrids made from the five native species, Sinfonietta is famous for rich blue blooms with bright golden flashes on blooms up to 6 across.

The Louisiana Irises are some of the most wonderful native plants in North America. Growing in and near wetlands in Louisiana and neighboring states, these amazing irises have cross-hybridized naturally over the years, so there are now an infinite number of colors and types. According to Iris expert, Claire Austin, today, they are found in the wild in tones of blue, lavender, yellow, white, pink, and orange/red, the latter color not found in any other irises. Their flowers are large and flatter than other irises, with less of a distinction between the upward center petals and outer falls, the petals that droop on most irises. This unique flower form makes the Louisiana Iris, in some ways, especially when viewed from above, the most beautiful of all the worlds irises.

They need plenty of water, but a well-watered perennial border is fine. A wet spot in your garden or meadow is even better.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Dwarf Crested Iris

    Dwarf Crested Iris

  • Phlox Blue Paradise

    Phlox Blue Paradise

  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

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2.0

no blooms in 2 years

By Greenie

from New City, NY

About Me Avid Gardener

Pros

    Cons

    • Needs Extensive Watering

    Best Uses

    • Border Control
    • Erosion Control
    • Large Areas

    Comments about American Meadows Louisiana Iris Sinfonietta - Root:

    no blooms

     
    5.0

    Very pleased

    By Impska

    from Lawrence KS

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Accurate Instructions
    • Attractive
    • Healthy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Garden
      • Outdoors

      Comments about American Meadows Louisiana Iris Sinfonietta - Root:

      I can't wait to see my irises - their roots look healthy and robust.

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      How-To Guides
      Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
      • Dwarf Crested Iris

        Dwarf Crested Iris

      • Phlox Blue Paradise

        Phlox Blue Paradise

      • Garden Gloves

        Garden Gloves

      Shipping

      Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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      As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Details’ tab describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

      Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or Contact Us by email.

      Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
      • Dwarf Crested Iris

        Dwarf Crested Iris

      • Phlox Blue Paradise

        Phlox Blue Paradise

      • Garden Gloves

        Garden Gloves

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