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Purple and Yellow Bearded Iris Collection

SKU: AM017048
$43.92
per Collection of 4
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Overview

One of our favorite complementary color combinations in the garden, purple and yellow, never fails to draw the eye in. This Bearded Iris Collection is no exception – purple and yellow varieties grab your attention with theatrical, late-spring blooms opening up in unison. Like all Bearded Iris, this easy-to-grow grouping multiplies each year, prefers full sun and is deer resistant. (Iris germanica)

key features
Botanical Name
Iris germanica
Advantages
Deer Resistant, Easy To Grow, Fragrant
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
36-40" tall
Mature Spread
Plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Bloom Time
Early spring to early summer

Description

This colorful collection contains one each of these Bearded Iris:

  • Bearded Iris Dawn Eternal
  • Bearded Iris Secret Rites
  • Bearded Iris Silken Trim
  • Bearded Iris Fringe Of Gold

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.