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Bearded Iris Parisian Dawn

Orange and Purple Bearded Iris Parisian Dawn, Iris germanica, Bearded Iris or German Iris View Larger Image

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Bearded Iris Parisian Dawn makes an elegant statement with ruffled, apricot-colored blooms that are edged in lavender. Unique, ruffled falls and bright-beards add to Parisian Dawn's allure. (Iris germanica)

Zones 3 - 9
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size 36" tall, Plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Bloom Time Late spring to early summer
Size Bareroot Plant
SKU 5IRIS

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 5IRIS
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 Orange, Purple
Mature Height 36" tall
Estimated Mature Spread Plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Bloom Time Late spring to early summer
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 Bare Root
Planting Time Fall
Soil Type Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Easy to Grow
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

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Unbelievably spectacular!!

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Comments about American Meadows Bearded Iris Parisian Dawn:

This is the only one of my bearded Iris that I've purchased that bloomed the first year follwing transplatation into the garden. The blooms were es gorgeous as the picture on the web-page. And what a treat having three blossoms open at one time on the flower stalk. Hopefully my expectations won't be too high for next year since this Bearded Iris 'knocked our socks off' this year!! And the Orange Harvest (2nd year) bloomed for the first time this year and there must have been close to 20 blooms on the spike over the course of a month's time. The flowers just kept coming and coming over and over again and the range of colors it translated in photos was from a salmony-pink color in the early morning haze one day to various shades of yellow to orange. One night I used the camera flash and the blooms lighted up red against a black background; pretty wild and exotic!! Your bearded Iris tubers/ rhizomes are both larger and less expensive than the local nurseries/ garden shops and much finer/ healthier quality. How much do I appreciate your products? I ordered 4 new varieties this year thus doubling the size of our collection. Bravo American Meadows, bravo for selling top quality, unbelievable prices and fantastic customer service (You made it easy when I changed my mind twice in the past and updated my order)

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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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