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Iris aucheri x bucharica

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EYE-ris aw-KER-eye boo-KAIR-ih-kuh
Description

This Iris is a hybrid with fragrant yellow and white blooms.  Plant in full sun to partial shade in moist well-drained slightly acid to neutral soil.  The best blooms appear when planted in the full sun.   They are drought tolerant once established and resistant to browsing by deer.  Mass plant them in a border front or along a walkway.   They work well in rock gardens or other small spaces. 

Insects, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems:  No serious problems

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Tags:
#showy flowers#fragrant flowers#small spaces#white flowers#yellow flowers#low maintenance#mass planting#deer resistant#rock gardens#border front#walkways#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#fragrant flowers#small spaces#white flowers#yellow flowers#low maintenance#mass planting#deer resistant#rock gardens#border front#walkways#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Iris
    Species:
    aucheri
    Family:
    Iridaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Bulb
    Dimensions:
    Height: 1 ft. 0 in. - 1 ft. 6 in.
    Width: 0 ft. 6 in. - 0 ft. 9 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    Available Space To Plant:
    Less than 12 inches
    12 inches-3 feet
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8b, 8a, 9b, 9a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Showy
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Small Space
    Walkways
    Landscape Theme:
    Drought Tolerant Garden
    Rock Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Mass Planting
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Drought
    Problems:
    Problem for Cats
    Problem for Dogs
    Problem for Horses