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Iris lazica


 
Family:  Iridaceae
Hardiness:  To Zone 7a
Mature Size:  24"
Exposure:  Part Sun to Light Shade
Bloom Time:  January - April
Moisture Needs:  Average Moisture
Origin:  NE Turkey and Georgia
Deer Resistant:  Yes
Price: $18.00
Pot Size: Large Band Pot

Stock Status:In Stock
Product Code: P0880
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Description
 
A lesser-known cousin to the better-known Iris unguicularis. This is a Turkish species and while it blooms a bit later than it's famed cousin, is still early enough to be immensely gratifying plus it has hands down far more attractive evergreen foliage than I. unguicularis.  We had a flower or two this past December but expect it to really kick in when March roll around.  The flowers are held down in the foliage and often this foliage is cut pack prior to flowering so the blooms can be enjoyed unencumbered.  We've never gotten around to do that and our enjoyment has not been diminished one whit   Easy with drainage and will take some summer dry.  We've found the foliage looks better in part shade and actually grow this in our shade garden.