Louisiana iris
Iris 'Count Pulaski'

Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Count Pulaski
Hybridized by F. Chowning
Registered or introduced: 1978
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Class:

Louisiana (LA)

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Coral/Apricot

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Pale Yellow

Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)

Brown/Bronze

Bloom Time:

Midseason (M)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Awards (if applicable):

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Tucson, Arizona

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Mar 23, 2006, Margiempv from Oro Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

Wonderful grower - easy to care for, and nice coloring. Grows to 40" tall. Blooms early in the season.

"Copper blend with long, prominent gold 'bar' signal; greenish gold stylearms.

Amber Goddess X Delta Country.,
Introduced by: Melrose Gardens 1980.