Margaret Hunter Pink Louisiana Iris
Category: Pond Plants
Margaret hunter pink Louisiana iris is a pink flower that grows 30” to 36” tall. Just as its name it has pink flowers that bloom in late spring to early summer. It is a Louisiana iris and just as other Louisiana plants it has very interesting facts.
It blooms May to July and increases natural filtration. The plant adapts well to garden culture and love bog conditions. The major characteristic that the plant shares with other irises is that it requires damp conditions that should not dry up. In hot weather a lot of moisture is required to make it grow.
The general culture of Margaret hunter pink Louisiana iris is fairly simple. It is not difficult to satisfy this plant and it does not need special care. The plant can do well in acidic soils but this does not mean that it cannot do well in natural soils too. But the soils should be very fertile and organic.
It requires half to full sun to grow. If the sun goes down more than half a sun it becomes too hard to bloom. Since the plant requires most moisture especially in hot seasons, one is advised to avoid planting it with other plants that have extensive roots system to avoid soil moisture competition.
Margaret hunter pink Louisiana iris is easy to mix with other ornamental plants. Mixing it with other plants makes it look good in garden though one can opt to plant it with other irises. The only problem is that when planted alone with other irises, in late summer the foliage begins to die back as they prepare for another growth cycle that begins in the fall.
Margaret hunter pink Louisiana iris is not prone to many insects since it is easy to prevent the insects by use of insecticides. It is important to observe any form of threat from insects so that to give the plant proper treatment.