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Magical Bearded Iris

SKU: AM019926
$9.32
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Overview
Add enchantment to your sunny spring garden with ‘Magical’ Bearded Iris. Award-winning ‘Magical’ is one of the tallest and prettiest cultivars, a confident pick for flower power and vigor. The well-branched stems of this tall, early-to-mid-season bloomer boast many buds with long-lasting, delicately ruffled flowers. Displaying shell-pink hearts and beards, the color gradually suffuses to a light creamy pink throughout the standards and falls. (Iris germanica)
key features
Botanical Name
Iris germanica 'Magical'
Advantages
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers, Mass Plantings
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
37" tall
Mature Spread
12-24" apart
Bloom Time
Early summer

Description

‘Magical’ Bearded Iris received an Honorable Mention in 2010, an Award of Merit in 2012, and the prestigious Wister Medal in 2014 from the American Iris Society.

Growing Bearded Irises: Named for the Greek goddess of the rainbow, Irises are majestic flowers that have been developed into an amazing array of colors, with upright sword-shaped foliage that adds elegant texture to the garden even after flowers have passed. “Standards” are the upright petals, and “falls” are the name for the lower petals. Bearded Irises are surprisingly easy to grow, with late spring blooms that bridge the gap from spring into summer. They are deer resistant, rabbit resistant, and drought-resistant, making them a great choice for low-maintenance gardens. Bearded Irises grow vigorously from rhizomes - an irregularly shaped bulbous root that grows at a right angle from the foliage. Over time, the rhizomes will spread and multiply, delivering even more Bearded Iris blooms to your garden as the years pass.