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  •  See Bearded Iris available for Spring 2014 Delivery

Bearded Iris Edith Wolford

Iris germanica Edith Wolford is for pastel lovers. Its a beauty in pastel yellow and pastel purple.

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Details:

Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Size: 32-36 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 32IRIS
Common Name Bearded Iris or German Iris
Botanical Name Iris germanica
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Yellow, Purple
Estimated Mature Height 32-36 inches tall
Estimated Mature Spread Plant rhizomes 12-24 inches apart
Bloom Time Mid to late spring
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.
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Planting Season Summer, Fall
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Cut Flowers, Borders, Showy Flowers, Easy to Grow
Ships to Canada No
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Bearded Iris Blackalicious

    Bearded Iris Blackalicious

  • Allium Bulbs Purple Blend Mix

    Allium Bulbs Purple Blend Mix

  • Phlox David

    Phlox David

Description

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:
  • Bearded Iris Blackalicious

    Bearded Iris Blackalicious

  • Allium Bulbs Purple Blend Mix

    Allium Bulbs Purple Blend Mix

  • Phlox David

    Phlox David

Reviews
How-To Guides
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Bearded Iris Blackalicious

    Bearded Iris Blackalicious

  • Allium Bulbs Purple Blend Mix

    Allium Bulbs Purple Blend Mix

  • Phlox David

    Phlox David

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:
  • Bearded Iris Blackalicious

    Bearded Iris Blackalicious

  • Allium Bulbs Purple Blend Mix

    Allium Bulbs Purple Blend Mix

  • Phlox David

    Phlox David

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