A groovy selection of our coastal native evergreen douglas iris. From spikey grassy clumps rise 2′ tall flower spikes topped with multiple blooms that are amber and maroon, intricately marked on the interior falls. Blooms April to June. Vigorous clump forming perennial for any soil type where there is not standing water. Regular water to establish the first season then none in subsequent years. Full sun. High deer resistance. To 2′ wide in a few years. Oregon native plant.
Iris douglasiana (Pacifica) ‘Burnt Sugar’
Plant type: Herbaceous perennial
Biomes/Growing conditions: Deer Resistance, Hot Aspects, Low Water/No Water, Oregon Coast, Western Native
Sun exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
USDA Hardiness zone: Zn7a 5º to 0ºF
Foliage color: Dark Green
Foliage season: Evergreen