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Bearded Iris Gypsy Romance

Bearded Iris Gypsy Romance has great flair, with rich solid wine-red coloring. Each petal is deep clear red/purple.

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Details:

Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Size: 35-37 inches tall, Plant rhizomes 12-24 inches apart
Light: Full Sun
Bloom Time: Mid to late spring
Shipping: Bearded Iris, Fall-Flowering Crocus and Colchicum start shipping in August.

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Details
SKU 27IRIS
Common Name Bearded Iris or German Iris
Botanical Name Iris germanica
Special Groups N/A
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Red
Evergreen N/A
Estimated Mature Height 35-37 inches tall
Estimated Mature Spread Plant rhizomes 12-24 inches apart
Bloom Time Mid to late spring
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Native N/A
Planting Season Summer, Fall
Planting Depth Iris should be planted so the tops of the rhizomes are exposed and the roots are spread out facing downwards in the soil. Make sure not to plant the rhizomes too deep.
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Amount of Rain N/A
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Cut Flowers, Borders, Showy Flowers, Easy to Grow
Additional Information N/A
Ideal Growing Region N/A
Ships to Canada No
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Siberian Iris Butter and Sugar

    Siberian Iris Butter and Sugar

  • Creeping Phlox Emerald Blue

    Creeping Phlox Emerald Blue

  • Allium Bulbs Purple Sensation

    Allium Bulbs Purple Sensation

Description
The rich reds of this iris will light up your late spring garden. With large flowers in glowing royal red/purple, these blooms are a knock-out in the garden or in a vase. The beard is pure purple on each red/purple fall.

Growing Bearded Irises These majestic flowers are surprisingly easy to grow, and actually require less attention than almost any other garden flowers. Your iris roots will arrive with the foliage "trimmed" from this spring's growth. You'll find the "root" is not really a bulb, but what is called a "rhizome"--an irregularly shaped bulbous root that grows at a right angle from the foliage. Leave the trimmed foliage as it is, and simply bury the rhizome with the top of it showing through the soil surface. Bearded irises grow best with the tops of their rhizomes exposed.

Next spring, new foliage and the flower spikes will sprout strongly from the rhizome. What's more, next summer, you'll notice the rhizome multiplying for even more flowers as years go by.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Siberian Iris Butter and Sugar

    Siberian Iris Butter and Sugar

  • Creeping Phlox Emerald Blue

    Creeping Phlox Emerald Blue

  • Allium Bulbs Purple Sensation

    Allium Bulbs Purple Sensation

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5.0

Beautiful Bloom

By Happy Dave

from Lytle Creek, California

About Me Avid Gardener, Developing New Landscape

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Pros

  • Long Bloom Time
  • Low Maintenance
  • Pest Resistant
  • Reliable Growth
  • Vivid Colors

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      Comments about American Meadows Bearded Iris Gypsy Romance - Single Rhizome:

      Love the color and structure of the bloom. Can't wait for the remaining blooms.

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      How-To Guides
      Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
      • Siberian Iris Butter and Sugar

        Siberian Iris Butter and Sugar

      • Creeping Phlox Emerald Blue

        Creeping Phlox Emerald Blue

      • Allium Bulbs Purple Sensation

        Allium Bulbs Purple Sensation

      Shipping

      Bearded Iris, Fall-Flowering Crocus and Colchicum start shipping in August.

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      As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Fall bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial orders may arrive separately from bulbs and seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 270-5187 or Contact Us by email.

      Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
      • Siberian Iris Butter and Sugar

        Siberian Iris Butter and Sugar

      • Creeping Phlox Emerald Blue

        Creeping Phlox Emerald Blue

      • Allium Bulbs Purple Sensation

        Allium Bulbs Purple Sensation

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