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Bearded Iris Willamette Mist

Willamette Mist creates a luminous statement with soft, purple-blue upper petals and light falls. An eye-catching combination both in the summer garden and cut for elegant bouquets. (Iris germanica)

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Plant - 3.5" pot

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Details:

Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Size: 36-40" tall, Plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Light: Full Sun
Bloom Time: Mid to late spring
Shipping: Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Details
SKU 40SIRIS
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 Blue
Estimated Mature Height 36-40" tall
Estimated Mature Spread Plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Bloom Time Mid to late spring
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Color Green
Evergreen N/A
Native N/A
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Amount of Rain N/A
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Showy Flowers
Special Groups N/A
Ideal Growing Region N/A
Ships to Canada No
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Dwarf Crested Iris

    Dwarf Crested Iris

  • Phlox Blue Paradise

    Phlox Blue Paradise

  • Garden Gloves

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Description
Bring elegance to your summer garden with Willamette Mist; the soft, blue and white bi-colored blooms are truly stunning.

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:
  • Dwarf Crested Iris

    Dwarf Crested Iris

  • Phlox Blue Paradise

    Phlox Blue Paradise

  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

Reviews

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        4.0

        Bad Luck

        By Peter C.

        from Delmar, NY

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              Comments about Bearded Iris Willamette Mist, Bearded Iris Willamette Mist:

              I just had some bad luck with these, our winter was pretty bad and I was worried about over-mulching because of voles and such.

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              5.0

              Lovely soft color

              By Terri 'b

              from Williams, AZ

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                  • Come Back Year After Year

                  Comments about Bearded Iris Willamette Mist, Bearded Iris Willamette Mist:

                  I love that you can divide after awhile and have more plants

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                  4.0

                  love the color

                  By Morgan girl

                  from Claryville, NY

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                        Comments about Bearded Iris Willamette Mist, Bearded Iris Willamette Mist:

                        This did beautiful for me. I started a new flower bed this summer, and this fits right in. The blooms were beautiful.

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                        Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
                        • Dwarf Crested Iris

                          Dwarf Crested Iris

                        • Phlox Blue Paradise

                          Phlox Blue Paradise

                        • Garden Gloves

                          Garden Gloves

                        Shipping

                        Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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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. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Details’ tab describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

                        Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from 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) 309-7333 or Contact Us by email.

                        Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
                        • Dwarf Crested Iris

                          Dwarf Crested Iris

                        • Phlox Blue Paradise

                          Phlox Blue Paradise

                        • Garden Gloves

                          Garden Gloves

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