Iris douglasiana (Douglas Iris) - Monthly Plant Care Calendar

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Pacific coast iris native--from Santa Barbara into Oregon. Plant features 3-inch-wide blooms in purple, violet-blue, white and cream.

Here's what you should be doing each month of the year for this plant in Sunset Zones 22, 23 & 24: Find Your Climate Zone.

Click a month to be taken directly to that months plant care: January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December

January

douglasirisBUY

Buy bulbs or plants when available in the nursery.

February

BUY

Buy bulbs or plants when available in the nursery.

PLANT

Plant in a well-draining soil in a sunny to part-shade location.

PEST/DISEASE INSPECTION

Check plants for snails and slugs.

TREAT FOR PEST/DISEASE

Remove and destroy snails and slugs.

TRANSPLANT

Transplant when new roots are starting to form, which usually happens around now. Dig around base of plant to check if this is occurring. Wait if necessary.

PROPAGATE

Divide iris when the plant becomes overcrowded. Dig up the plant, including the roots, cut stalks (fans) apart with a knife and trim the foliage. Soak in water for an hour before replanting.

March

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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Endless Summer'
22, 23, 24
10a, 10a, 10b, 10b
Rosa hybrid 'All-American Magic'
All-American Magic Grandiflora Rose
21, 22, 23, 24
9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11
JackShoultz
Rosa hybrid 'Simply Marvelous!'
Simply Marvelous! Floribunda Rose
21, 22, 23, 24
9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11
JackShoultz
Rosa hybrid 'Southern Belle'
Southern Belle Grandiflora Rose
21, 22, 23, 24
9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11
JackShoultz
Heliotropium arborescens 'Fragrant Delight'
Fragrant Delight Heliotrope
23, 24
Liliana
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Paris Rapa'
Cityline Paris Hydrangea
22, 23, 24
10a, 10b
Rosa hybrid 'Frankly Scarlet'
Frankly Scarlet Floribunda Rose
21, 22, 23, 24
9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11
JackShoultz
Hibiscus syriacus 'Notwoodthree'
Blue Chiffon Hibiscus
5a, 5b, 6a, 6b
Spiraea X media 'Darsnorm'
Snow Storm Spirea
7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Hibiscus
22, 23, 24

BUY

Buy bulbs or plants when available in the nursery.

PLANT

Plant in a well-draining soil in a sunny to part-shade location.

PEST/DISEASE INSPECTION

Check plants for snails and slugs.

TREAT FOR PEST/DISEASE

Remove and destroy snails and slugs.

PROPAGATE

Divide iris when the plant becomes overcrowded. Dig up the plant, including the roots, cut stalks (fans) apart with a knife and trim the foliage. Soak in water for an hour before replanting.

April

BUY

Buy bulbs or plants when available in the nursery.

FERTILIZE

Feed every four weeks with a blooming fertilizer.

WATER

Water when the top two inches of soil is dry.

PEST/DISEASE INSPECTION

Check plants for snails and slugs.

TREAT FOR PEST/DISEASE

Remove and destroy snails and slugs.

May

FERTILIZE

Feed every four weeks with a blooming fertilizer.

WATER

Water when the top two inches of soil is dry.

PEST/DISEASE INSPECTION

Check plants for snails and slugs.

TREAT FOR PEST/DISEASE

Remove and destroy snails and slugs.

June

FERTILIZE

Feed every four weeks with a blooming fertilizer.

WATER

Water when the top two inches of soil is dry.

PEST/DISEASE INSPECTION

Check plants for snails and slugs.

TREAT FOR PEST/DISEASE

Remove and destroy snails and slugs.

July

FERTILIZE

Feed every four weeks with a blooming fertilizer.

WATER

Once blooms fade, water sparingly, as high heat and moist soil can cause rot.

PEST/DISEASE INSPECTION

Check plants for snails and slugs.

TREAT FOR PEST/DISEASE

Remove and destroy snails and slugs.

PROPAGATE

Divide iris when the plant becomes overcrowded. Dig up the plant, including the roots, cut stalks (fans) apart with a knife and trim the foliage. Soak in water for an hour before replanting.

August

FERTILIZE

Feed every four weeks with a blooming fertilizer.

WATER

Once blooms fade, water sparingly, as high heat and moist soil can cause rot.

PEST/DISEASE INSPECTION

Check plants for snails and slugs.

TREAT FOR PEST/DISEASE

Remove and destroy snails and slugs.

PROPAGATE

Divide iris when the plant becomes overcrowded. Dig up the plant, including the roots, cut stalks (fans) apart with a knife and trim the foliage. Soak in water for an hour before replanting.

September

BUY

Buy bulbs or plants when available in the nursery.

PLANT

Plant in a well-draining soil in a sunny to part-shade location.

FERTILIZE

Feed every four weeks with a blooming fertilizer.

WATER

Once blooms fade, water sparingly, as high heat and moist soil can cause rot.

PEST/DISEASE INSPECTION

Check plants for snails and slugs.

TREAT FOR PEST/DISEASE

Remove and destroy snails and slugs.

PROPAGATE

Divide iris when the plant becomes overcrowded. Dig up the plant, including the roots, cut stalks (fans) apart with a knife and trim the foliage. Soak in water for an hour before replanting.

October

BUY

Buy bulbs or plants when available in the nursery.

PLANT

Plant in a well-draining soil in a sunny to part-shade location.

PROPAGATE

Divide iris when the plant becomes overcrowded. Dig up the plant, including the roots, cut stalks (fans) apart with a knife and trim the foliage. Soak in water for an hour before replanting.

November

BUY

Buy bulbs when available in the nursery.

PLANT

Plant in a well-draining soil in a sunny to part-shade location.

December

BUY

Buy bulbs when available in the nursery.


  

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You can get these instructions sent directly to your Profile page, click here to learn how.

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  • Search for plant care alphabetically here.
  • Add Iris douglasiana (Douglas Iris)  to one of your plant lists, learn how.
  • Search our plant database for photos and more great information here.
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