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Products > Iris PCH 'Lavender'
 
Iris PCH 'Lavender' - Pacific Coast Hybrid Iris
   

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Bulb
Family: Iridaceae (Irises)
Origin: California (U.S.A.)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloomtime: Spring
Parentage: (I. douglasiana x I. innominata)
Height: 1-2 feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Cool Sun/Light Shade
Summer Dry: Yes
Deer Tolerant: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: <15 F
Iris PCH 'Lavender' (Pacific Coast Hybrid Iris) - This Pacific Coast Hybrid Iris features lavender flowers with darker lavender veins and a golden throat. The clumps of tough evergreen foliage grow to 12 to 18 inches tall and spread to 2 to 3 feet wide. Flowers in spring. Plant in cool sun to light shade with occasional summer watering. As with other Pacific Coast Hybrid Iris, plant in a light acidic soil in full sun (coastal only), light shade, morning or late afternoon shade and water sparingly in coastal areas and more regularly inland. Plants are hardy to 15-20 degrees F or slightly lower for short duration. Transplanting or dividing and replanting should be done in December. In heavy alkaline conditions that are often found in southern California soils the addition of peat moss or soil sulfur is recommended, and with very heavy soils gypsum is added.  This description is based on research and observations of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in our nursery garden and in other gardens that we visit. We also incorporate comments received and appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have any additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Iris PCH 'Lavender'.
 
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