Iris (plant)

  • Pacific Coast Hybrid Iris

    Regional Picks: Best Natives – Northwest

    Incorporating native plants into your landscape design is an easy way to help support your local wildlife. Native plants support native insects. If we keep our native insect populations healthy…

  • Darmera and Japanese primroses

    Spring Planting Ideas

    Spring is a magical time. Our winter-weary spirits lift as hints of green begin to appear. We notice even the smallest patches of snowdrops and crocuses as we drive by…

  • Illustration of silhouettes of queens over the colorful garden

    Queens of the Curbside

    Seven years ago, my husband and I purchased a home in a typical residential neighborhood. One of the things that I liked best about the house was that the previous…

  • Article

    Spring Ahead with Forced Bulbs

    Winter is wonderful—it just doesn’t need to linger so long. During the depths of the season, I find myself thirsting for something to lift my spirits in a green sort…

  • How-To

    Dividing Irises

    I know many gardeners have a strong aversion to division. But as a gardening mentor of mine used to say, if it’s all right to remodel the house, it’s all…

  • Design

    Regional Picks: Alternatives to Invasives – Northeast

    Invasive - Yellow Flag Iris (Iris pseudacorus)     1. Cardinal Flower Name: Lobelia cardinalis USDA HardinessZones:: 2 to 8 Size: 3 to 4 feet tall and 1 foot wide…