Reblooming Bearded Iris Magical Encounter

Pink Re-Blooming Bearded Iris Magical Encounter, Iris germanica, Re-Blooming Bearded Iris or German Iris

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Magical Encounter Bearded Iris is beautiful with pink tones and bright salmon-pink beards. This re-blooming bearded iris blooms in the spring and fall. Magical Encounter doesn’t fade in the sunlight and is deer resistant. Plant in full sun and be rewarded with multiple blooms! (Iris germanica)

Zones 3 - 9
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Multiple Blooms / Harvest
Multiple Blooms / Harvest
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size 35" tall, Plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Bloom Time Late spring and again in early to mid fall
Size Bareroot Plant
SKU AFLX901

Plant Information

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.

SKU AFLX901
Common Name Re-Blooming Bearded Iris or German Iris
Botanical Name Iris germanica
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Pink
Mature Height 35" tall
Estimated Mature Spread Plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Bloom Time Late spring and again in early to mid 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.
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Planting Time Fall
Soil Type Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Easy to Grow, Multiple Blooms / Harvest
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

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3.0

Did not bloom this year.

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      Comments about American Meadows Reblooming Bearded Iris Magical Encounter:

      Plant looks healthy but it doesn't have any buds or blooms this year.

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      5.0

      Beautiful and Easy Care

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      from Peekskill, NY

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      • Attractive
      • Hardy
      • Healthy
      • Lightweight
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        Comments about American Meadows Reblooming Bearded Iris Magical Encounter:

        This is a beautiful iris that grows and blooms easily if planting directions are followed. It likes sun but isn't too fussy about the soil. It also spreads and you get many more blooms as the plant adds quickly. Do not plant too deeply and you will enjoy this strong, tall, beautiful iris in late Spring.

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        USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

        To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

        • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
        • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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