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Purple People Eater

Iris germanica

Description:

Tall and stately, the bearded iris reigns over the garden bed with its dramatic sword-like leaves and droopy purple blossoms. Planting an iris or two in an empty front garden bed adds instant curb appeal to your home and provides a focal point for the garden.

Habitat:

Irises grow well in both coastal and inland regions, although they may do better in a well-drained raised bed in climates with heavy rainfall. Plant new irises anytime from midsummer until mid-October.

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2 Comments

LeahFerneReed
LeahFerneReed 9 years ago

Yes...funny name isn't it lol and thanks XD

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

That is a scream, really is that the correct name? Lovely plant.

LeahFerneReed
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LeahFerneReed

Sacramento, California, USA

Spotted on May 5, 2012
Submitted on May 8, 2012

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