Written in English
|Statement||Southern Biological Supply Co. Inc|
|Contributions||Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||8 pages :|
Irises greet us in springtime with spectacular, large, beautiful, eye-catching flowers. Like a rainbow, they exhibit a variety of colorful patterns and shades of blue to violet, pale delicate white or yellow, earthy tans and browns, to a flaunting copper-red, a . But beardless irises are sure to gain your interest, extend your iris bloom time, and fit a spot in your landscape. All five major groups – Siberian, Japanese, Pacific, Coast Native, Louisiana and Spuria – of beardless irises are covered in detail. Hardcover: pages with colored images. Book dimensions: by 11 inches. The Louisiana Iris: The Taming of a Native American Wildflower, 2nd Edition, from the Society for Louisiana Irises. pages. Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated; 2nd edition (September 1, ) This is a revised edition of the first complete reference published on Louisiana irises, the five species of iris in section Hexagonae. Louisiana irises are easy to grow. They prefer sun and a boggy location, but they can be grown in elevated beds. The articles were included in the book edited by the Society of Louisiana Iris. Books are available from the Society or from Timberline Press. Louisiana Native Iris, publication by Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service.
The Louisiana Iris: The Taming of a Native American Wildflower, 2nd Edition by The Society for Louisiana Irises and Marie Caillet | Sep 1, out of 5 stars 8. Jan 6, - Explore dollieparker's board "Louisiana Iris", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Louisiana iris, Iris and Louisiana pins. Native of Ohio, raised in South Louisiana by a father who loved flowers and gardening, and a mother who never met a book she didn't want to read, I have pondered writing for a long time. I find peace and calm when surrounded by flowers and books. I have spent more than 30 years in the education field as a teacher, administrator and consultant. Native plants are already adapted to our soil and climate, so they require less pesticides and fertilizers. Louisiana hosts an unfortunate number of invasive species, so for Louisiana homeowners, it’s often confusing to know exactly what Louisiana native plants are .
Louisiana's Native Irises. Sunday, J Delta Journal by Bob Thomas. Spring is the season in south Louisiana to see irises of a variety of colors. Irises are aquatic plants that enjoy lots of sun and wet feet for much of the year. Irises seem to easily hybridize, and some that are now recognized as species are of hybrid origin (e.g. Louisiana irises are lagniappe - a Creole term for a little something extra - for your spring garden. In the perennial quest for succession of color, Louisianas offer a . Louisiana native plants perfectly designed for our heat, humidity, high rainfall, and adapted to our soils and pests. From a wide selection of Liatris and truly perennial Rudbeckias to vines like the tame Coral Honeysuckle as well as the rare but beautiful Louisiana Catchfly. These natives attract a host of pollinators. Our Native Irises: Louisiana Irises. The Louisiana Irises occur in the lower Mississippi River valley from southern Illinois and southeast Missouri into the Gulf coastal plain, and Atlantic coastal plain north from Florida to South Carolina. Their unique six-sided seed capsules and their red, copper red, lemon yellow, and deep blue flower.