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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’.

Reblooming Bearded Iris It's A Giggle

 
Yellow and Purple Re-Blooming Bearded Iris It's A Giggle, Iris germanica, Reblooming Bearded Iris or German Iris View Larger Image

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Reblooming Bearded Iris ‘It’s a Giggle’ is unique in the Bearded Iris world for its striking combination of rich ochre-tan petals with deep burgundy highlights and lavender beards. Blooming in mid-summer and again in fall, ‘It’s a Giggle’ is perfect as an accent for a path or entrance. Striking as cut flowers too! (Iris germanica)

Zones 3 - 7
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size 18-24" tall, Plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Bloom Time Early to mid spring and again in early to mid fall
Size Bareroot Plant
SKU AFLEF01

Plant Information

18-24" tall x 15" wide. Unusual and richly colored, Bearded Iris ‘It’s a Giggle’ grows to a moderate height making it a welcome neighbor in front borders or along paths where it can easily be admired. Blooming first in late spring and again in fall, it gives twice the pleasure. Plant in average well-drained soil in a full sun location. Remove spent flower stems to encourage more blooms and in late fall cut foliage back to 6" fans and remove plant debris. In colder climates mulch after the ground freezes and remove the mulch in early spring. Pollinator favorites, deer and rodents stay away!
SKU AFLEF01
Common Name Reblooming 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 18-24" tall
Estimated Mature Spread Plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Bloom Time Early to mid 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, 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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