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Iris douglasiana

Douglas Iris

Pacific Coast Iris
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Iris douglasiana
Principal Common Name Douglas Iris
Common Name(s) Pacific Coast Iris
Description 1ft perennial with rhizomes that spread slowly into a 2-4ft wide clump. The flowers arise 1-2ft high with 3inch flowers. Colors range from red-purple and lilac-purple to cream or white.
General Comments
Nativity Southern California to Oregon
Height Range 1 - 2 FT
Spread Range 2 - 4 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b
Leaf Color Medium Green
Leaf Texture Blade-like : Sword-like
Form Bulb
Flower Color Cream : Deep Purple : Purple : Purple, Purple-blue, with white eye : Purplish Blue : Rose purple : Violet-purple : White
Flower Time Apr : May : June : Spring
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Rich : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Color : Cut Flower : Flower

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