Iris longipetala

Central Coast Iris

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1 Gallon

This attractive upright growing iris is not commonly available. It differs from other native iris by being more tolerant of regular watering and by being deciduous. Remove dead leaves in early spring for best appearance. Grown in shade or damp spots it needs no summer water. Forms clumps to two feet wide.

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Common name: Central Coast Iris
Exposure: Sun or part shade
Water: Occasional water
Form: Perennial
Height: 18 inches
Flower color: Lavender
Bloom time: Spring
Habitat: Coastal grasslands
Deer Resistant


Mike Luther

The Santa Cruz County California Native Plant Society dedicates the Spring 2021 Plant Sale in memory of Mike Luther, longtime plant propagation team leader extraordinaire. Many of the plants in this sale are the last Mike shepherded for our Chapter. Enjoy them with his good wishes. 

Mike working in our propagation area

Suncrest Nurseries

Santa Cruz County CNPS gratefully thanks Suncrest Nurseries for their continued hosting of our propagation endeavors. Suncrest generously provides nursery space and materials, allowing us to bring more of CA’s native flora to your gardens.

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