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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 Raptor Red

 
Red and Brown Bearded Iris Raptor Red, Iris germanica, Bearded Iris or German Iris View Larger Image

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Bearded Iris ‘Raptor Red’ brings ooh-la-la red hot chile splendor to your flower bed with. Bi-toned, the standards (upright petals) are chile powder red and the falls (downward petals) intensify the color like a sparkling fiesta skirt. A bright yellow beard sets the bloom alight for a memorable garden showstopper. Early-to-mid-season, deer resistant blooms. (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 Late spring to early summer
Size Bareroot Plant
SKU AFLEB01

Plant Information

24-36" tall x 18" wide. Deep red petals harmonize with strap-like green foliage for non-stop late spring color. Tall Bearded Iris are garden essentials and these new (2008) hybrids have stunning color and hardy natures, making them essential for a water thrifty, colorful perennial bed or flower garden. Plant them just below the soil level, in average, well-drained soil in a full sun location. They make great cut flowers too! Bearded Iris will grow and spread over the years, multiplying their blooms. Just dig them up at season’s end (summer), every few years, when they’ve gotten crowded: clean and separate and voila! More rhizomes, ready to share, replant, and create new places to enjoy them.
SKU AFLEB01
Common Name Bearded Iris or German Iris
Botanical Name Iris germanica
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Red
Mature Height 24-36" 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 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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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. Fall bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial orders may arrive separately from bulbs and 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.

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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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