Photo by JLBG taken at Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC
Iris x louisiana 'Professor Paul'
J. Mertzweiller 80
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Item #: 7086
Zones: 6a to 10b
Height: 36" tall
Origin: United States Hybrid
This deer-resistant, 1980 tetraploid Louisiana iris introduction forms a robust, 3' tall clump of vertical green leaves topped, starting in mid-May, with large, 5", light lavender-blue flowers...a hummingbird treat. Iris 'Professor Paul' is equally happy planted in moist soils or 4" of standing water.
Leaf Color: Green
Bloom Time: Spring
Container Role: Thrillers
Garden Themes: Cottage Garden Plants
Other: Bog Garden Plants , Butterfly Attracting Plants , Cut Flower Plants , Deer Resistant Plants , Hummingbird Plants , Pollinator Plants , North American Native Plants , Ornamental Seed or Fruit , Plants that Attract Birds , Rabbit Resistant Plants , Rain Garden Plants , Salt Tolerant Seaside Plants , United States Native Plants