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Dangerous Mood Bearded Iris

SKU: AM017770
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Overview
Dangerous Mood Bearded Iris is a blue-lovers delight. Deep velvet-blue ruffled falls (downward petals) are lit by three upright petals (standards) of pure white blushed with indigo blue. The light lingers over these stately, sultry flowers, making them a striking focal point in the mid-to-late spring garden. Deer and rabbit resistant. (Iris germanica)
key features
Botanical Name
Iris germanica 'Dangerous Mood'
Advantages
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Dry, Average
Mature Height
24-36" tall
Mature Spread
12-24" apart
Bloom Time
Early to mid spring

Description

24-36" tall x 18" wide. Mysterious and alluring, the deep blues of Dangerous Mood Bearded Iris (Iris germanica) are dramatic additions to the mid-to-late spring garden. The misty blue standards (upwards petals) rise out of deep midnight blue, almost black, velvety falls (downward petals). At 24-36" tall Dangerous Mood can anchor a perennial bed with unique flowers and sword-like foliage. Add them to a perennial bed, with Peonies, Poppies and other mid-to-late spring bloomers where their beautiful coloring can highlight the reds and pinks of spring. Plant them in groups of at least three for best effect at 8-10 inches apart, making sure that the top of the rhizome (bulb) is just above soil level. Not particularly picky over soil type, Bearded Iris do require well-draining soil where they can be kept moist when needed, but they won't tolerate standing water. They will spread and multiply over time creating more Beardies for your garden and great gifts to give!