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Iris Louisiana 'Red Velvet Elvis'


Iris Louisiana 'Red Velvet Elvis' has lightly ruffled, fragrant blooms in red with a hint of yellow. A boggy plant for the sunny garden.

This Iris Louisiana 'Red Velvet Elvis' comes in red suede shoes! A pond iris with ever so lightly ruffled petals in velvety-red with hints of yellow in the centre. Rising to heights of 24 - 36 inches on sword-shaped and linear foliage. Louisiana are beardless irises that thrive in moist soil in areas with hot summers. Divide plants every 3-4 years immediately after flowering. Ideally suited for bog-type, ponds or water gardens in a sunny garden. Attracts butterflies.

Common Name: Louisiana Iris

Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-10

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 2-4'

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Early Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist, Wet

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits: Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Swamps, wet meadows, scrub and by lakes and rivers.


Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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