Dixie Deb Yellow Louisiana Iris
Category: Pond Plants
Dixie Deb yellow Louisiana Iris grows up to 30” tall. It has pale sulfur yellow flowers that bloom in late spring. The plant spreads quickly and it’s a good grower.
Just as other irises, this plant does not require special care since it can grow well in normal soils. In instances that the soil has a clay texture, one is advised to add some sand. This promotes in growth of the plant and provides good gardening conditions.
When you choose to grow them in garden, put heavy soil. This will avoid floating away of soil. Again, if you take large containers, you can consider mixing variety of soils. But if you choose to take store bought soils make sure they are designed for aquatic culture.
When planting the Dixie Deb yellow Louisiana iris prepare the soils some days before planting. Make sure you have balanced your organic contents with the soil properly to avoid over dozing which may dry the plant.
This plant does not dry out in winter, which is a common characteristic of all irises. The growth cycle begins in the fall and continues through winter and bloom in the spring. When it is extremely hot the plant may have a slow growth or stop growing if the soil moisture is not enough. So in order to avoid this it is good to make sure that the soils have enough moisture throughout.
In order to maintain enough moisture for this plant you will require doing mulching. Mulching also helps in keeping weed under control, protecting the plant against strong sun and maintaining organic in soils. You can do this by use of sugar cane leaves, grass etc.
Dixie Deb yellow Louisiana Iris can be affected by insects but it is not common since one can control that by using insecticides. But in severe cases one is advised to seek professional advice.