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What is this To help gardeners understand which plants will grow well for them, the entire USA has been segmented into ‘Plant Hardiness Zones’.

Bearded Iris In Living Color

 
Yellow and Purple Bearded Iris In Living Color, Iris germanica, Bearded Iris or German Iris View Larger Image

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Soft hues of golden yellow, plum and rose are highlights of Bearded Iris ‘In Living Color’. Ruffled petals abound as the bright gold standards (upright petals) harmonize with the violet-rose petals edged in a gilt golden band. Flowering in mid-spring, ‘In Living Color’ has a lovely musky fragrance and is prolific and drought tolerant. (Iris germanica)

Zones 3 - 7
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size 24-36" tall, Plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Bloom Time Mid spring
Size Bareroot Plant
SKU AFLEH01

Plant Information

24-36" tall x 18" wide. The ruffled petals of ‘In Living Color’ dance in a summer breeze and the soft pastels of its golden and rose-violet petals make it a perfect backdrop for a perennial bed. Try it with, Penstemon, Agastache, and Salvia, as these flowers will bloom as the Bearded Iris flowers fade, adding color to the foliage. Lightly fragrant, this Beardie is a prolific bloomer and is deer and rodent resistant and a pollinator favorite. A full sun location in average, but well-drained soil is all you need to enjoy these cheery midseason blooms.
SKU AFLEH01
Common Name Bearded Iris or German Iris
Botanical Name Iris germanica
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Yellow, Purple
Mature Height 24-36" tall
Estimated Mature Spread Plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Bloom Time Mid 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 Time Fall
Soil Type Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

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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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