Cyclamint Louisiana Iris is a beautiful pond plant, this marvelous iris comes in scrumptious shades of rose-purple with yellow signals over the elegant, ruffled petals while delicate veining adds depth and interest . Cyclamint Louisiana Iris grows 2 - 3 feet tall and has green, sword-like foliage that stays nice all season long. Blooms early to late spring, depending on zone.
Height 24 - 36 inches Tall
Width 18 - 24 inch spread
Sunlight Requirements Full sun to part shade (Blooms best in full sun)
Moisture Requirements Moist soil or up to two inches of water above the pot in the pond
Bloom Early to late spring, depending on zone
Divide Divide your iris every 2 - 3 years, as needed. Divide your iris in late summer or early fall.
Zone Hardy in zones 6 - 12
Plant your Cyclamint Louisiana Iris in full sun to part shade in moist soil. For your terrestrial garden, dig holes a little larger than the iris rhizomes and add some compost to the soil. Place the iris rhizomes in the holes with roots down-pointed side up and cover the rhizomes with a half inch to an inch of soil and water well. For the pond, you may plant your iris in one gallon containers, (or larger) with holes or fabric planting containers or planting baskets, using heavy loam soil (skip the compost) and place in the pond with two inches of water above the container. Fertilize your Cyclamint Louisiana Iris with Waterlily World Fertilizer Tabs + Humates.)
PONDMEGASTORE TIP Louisiana Iris are great pond plants for bog filters where their roots help to remove the extra nutrients from the water before the water is cycled back into the pond.
Use Waterlily World Fertilizer Tabs + Humates for all Louisiana Bog Iris that are planted in containers and placed in your pond. Simply press a few fertilizer tabbs into the soil, once a month, June through August, for optimum growth and best bloom. Waterlily World Fertilizer Tabs + Humates improves plant growth by increasing mineral uptake.