Fragrant Bearded Iris Collection

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A delight for the senses, each flower in our Fragrant Bearded Iris Collection is celebrated for its delightful aroma. These scented blooms also deliver a range of color from powder blue to cornflower, pastel purple to deep plum, and warm accents of pink. Two reblooming irises will bring a second wave of perfumed petals in early-to-mid fall. Collection of 5 or 15 bulbs. (Iris germanica)
Zones 3 - 7
Advantages
Easy To Grow
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Fragrant Flower / Foliage
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Plant SizePlants in the collection range from 24-40" tall. , Plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Bloom TimeMid spring to early summer and again early to mid fall
SKUAM017822

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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Plant Information

Our Fragrant Bearded Iris Collection is a dedication to a flower's most lovable traits – sweet smells and beautiful colors. Mid spring greets you with the light fragrance of 'Florentine Silk,' with soft pink standards (upright petals) lavender falls (downward petals), and a pink-orange beard. Following 'Florentine Silk' is crisp-white 'Immortality' an exceptional beauty with creamy-yellow beards. Like a bright summer sky, 'Absolute Treasure' features cloud-like white petals edged in pale blue, with a sunny yellow beard. 'I'm Back' brings a pop of jewel tones to the mix with amethyst standards (upright petals), velvety plum falls (downward petals), and a golden beard. When you see the giant blooms of 'All About Spring, you'll know the season is in full swing. 'All About Spring' ties the collection together with pastel purple petals, soft yellow ruffles, and a bright gold beard. Our Fragrant Bearded Iris collection includes two reblooming varieties. Enjoy a grand finale when 'Immortality' and 'I'm Back' return with bright colors and delicate scents in early fall. Flower heights will range from about 24 inches to 40 inches, with 'Immortality' on the slighter side, and 'Absolute Treasure' on the taller end. Irises produce sturdy foliage, and thick stems make for lovely, long-lasting cut flowers.

Plant in full sun and well-draining soil to encourage the most luscious blooms. To allow bearded irises room to multiply year after year, space rhizomes 12-24 inches apart, buried so that the top rhizome shows through the soil. The roots will grow perpendicular to the stems, spreading out across the soil.


The Fragrant Bearded Iris Collection includes 5 or 15 bulbs (rhizomes) total, featuring one or three of each:

'Forentine Silk' Bearded Iris (mid-to-late spring, 40” tall) 
'Immortality' Reblooming Bearded Iris (late spring and again in early-to-mid fall, 30” tall) 
'Absolute Treasure' Bearded Iris (mid season, 42” tall)
'I'm Back' Reblooming Bearded Iris (mid-to-late spring, 36” tall) 
'All About Spring' Bearded Iris (late spring, 24-36” tall)

*Not all plants will be in bloom at the same time, as depicted on the illustration. Plants are subject to change due to availability. If we make substitutions, we feature plants with similar attributes suitable to the garden/collection design.




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Associated SKUsAM017822
AM017050 (Collection of 5) - Out of stock.
AM017808 (Collection of 15) - Out of stock.
Common Name
Fragrant Bearded Iris Collection
Botanical Name
Iris germanica
Zones
3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Mixed
Mature Height
Plants in the collection range from 24-40" tall.
Estimated Mature Spread
Plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Growth Rate
Fast
Bloom Time
Mid spring to early summer and again 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.
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Planting Kit
Foliage
Green, Sword-shaped, linear leaves.
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Soil Moisture
Dry, Average, Well Draining
Advantages
Easy To Grow, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Fragrant Flower / Foliage
Awards
Each Bearded Iris variety in this collection has received Honorable Mention.
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Poisonous or Toxic to Animals
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada
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