Growing Iris pseudata

Latin Name Pronunciation: eye'riss 

Grow in full sun or partial shade in rich, acid soil. If your soil is alkaline, amend it with peat moss and periodically dust with sulfur formulated for soil application. Iris pseudata plants are somewhat drought-tolerant, but benefit from regular watering, especially in areas where summers are hot and dry. Apply a balanced fertilizer in spring and just after blooming. Divide after blooming or in fall every 3-4 years to prevent crowding. Deer and rabbit resistant.