Belonging to the Iris genus, Louisiana iris has a botanical name of Iris fulva. Blooms appear in these approximate colours: Terra cotta and Copper. It is a flower that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Louisiana iris normally grows to a clump-forming habit with a max height of 2.97 feet (that's 91.44 cm metric). This plant is a great attractor for birds, so if you are looking to attract wildlife Louisiana iris is a great choice.
United States is believed to be where Louisiana iris originates from.
Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Louisiana iris is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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Can be grown potted in water gardens.1
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Louisiana iris so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Louisiana iris so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Louisiana iris plants:
In Latin fulva means tawny.1
In the spring of 1831 a pair of parula warblers was painted by John James Audubon and later were published in his book “The Birds of North America”.1
Iris fulva Ker Gawl.