Planting Under Oaks - IRIS PCH VIOLETA 1
IRIS PCH VIOLETA 1
Iris - Pacific Coast Hybrids 'Violeta'
Violeta Pacific Coast Hybrid Iris
Native to the California coastline, this evergreen perenial forms clumps of narrow, strappy, grayish-green foliage. In winter and spring, slender stems carry beardless flowers in midnight purple with interesting white and yellow markings veined in dark purple. Thrives near the coast, from southern California all the way up to Oregon. Tolerates inland conditions with a bit more water provided in the summer.
USDA zones: 8 - 10
Sunset Zone: 4 - 9, 14 - 24
Mature size: 1 - 2 feet high and wide
Light needs: sun to light shade
Water needs: little to moderate water