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Violet Turner Reblooming Bearded Iris

 
Purple Re-Blooming Bearded Iris Violet Turner, Iris germanica, Re-Blooming Bearded Iris or German Iris View Larger Image

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'Violet Turner' Reblooming Bearded Iris boasts lavender standard petals and deep-purple falls that are edged in a lighter violet. The contrasting apricot orange beard adds the perfect finishing detail. Sweetly-fragrant blooms delight twice in one season, once in the late spring and again in early to mid-fall. (Iris germanica)

Zones 3 - 9
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Fragrant
Fragrant
Multiple Blooms / Harvest
Multiple Blooms / Harvest
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size 30" tall, Plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Bloom Time Late spring and again in early to mid fall
Size Rhizome
SKU AFLF801

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 AFLF801
Common Name Bearded Iris Violet Turner
Botanical Name Iris germanica Violet Turner
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Purple
Mature Height 30" tall
Estimated Mature Spread Plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Bloom Time Late 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, Easy to Grow, Fragrant, Multiple Blooms / Harvest
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

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American MeadowsReblooming Bearded Iris Violet Turner
 
3.8

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5.0

Growing strong

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    Comments about American Meadows Reblooming Bearded Iris Violet Turner:

    Several buds already appeared can't wait to see the flowers

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    5.0

    Beautiful Vibrant Blooms

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    from Cleveland, OH

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      Comments about American Meadows Reblooming Bearded Iris Violet Turner:

      I planted this last summer and it quickly established itself in my garden. It actually first bloomed in November because of the high temperatures and again this May. Its tall and gorgeous and adds lovely color.

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      2.0

      One out of three?

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        Comments about American Meadows Reblooming Bearded Iris Violet Turner:

        I planted 3 last fall. Only one has bloomed. It is pretty.

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        3.0

        Plant died in spring

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          Comments about American Meadows Reblooming Bearded Iris Violet Turner:

          One of 3 varieties planted in fall. All seemed to take well in fall. One even bloomed in fall. All 3 grew up in spring, 2 seemed very healthy and one boomed very nicely in spring. This variety began drying leaves after about a month and leaves broke off at base. Not sure the problem. Found ribosomes rotting. Other annuals in area growing well.

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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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