Presby's Crown Jewel Reblooming Bearded Iris, Perennial Bareroot Plant
Extra-large 15 cm blooms of white with sharp, deep blue edging around its ruffled petals. Plus, each stem holds 7–9 flowers for an abundance of color and beauty each season.
We love these uniquely colored varieties, each bred for exceptional performance. Colorful rebloomers offer an outstanding double feature! Enjoy generous, richly colored blooms in mid spring and then again in late summer to early fall. Iris germanica . Rising 30 inches high (70 cm) atop a lovely green sword-shaped foliage, it is sweetly fragrant too! Plant Family: Iris Germanica - Bearded Irises Characteristics: Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Bearded Iris are perennial and do not require a cold-frame to bloom
Deer, rodent & rabbit resistant
- » Extremely drought tolerant and perfect for warm and dry climates
- » Hardy in zones 3-10, the rhizomes need plenty of sun to bloom well
Tall Bearded Iris are the giants of the late spring border, available in a rainbow of colours that blend to suit every design scheme. Plants form a clump of green sword-shaped leaves, bearing upright stems with very large blooms. This repeat blooming selection has large, ruffled flowers of light blue with a white throat and beards. Fragrant. Choose a sunny position, with a well-drained, loamy soil. Bearded Iris are heavy feeders, so plan to fertilize in early spring, and again in late summer. Plants should be divided every 3 to 4 years, in August. Be on the watch for Iris borer. CAUTION: Harmful if eaten.
Unlike most spring bulbs, bearded iris don't require a period of cold to produce blossoms, making them perfect for areas with mild winters.
They are also extremely drought tolerant, good for areas with little or no summer rains.
Bearded irises are not actually bulbs, but rhizomes, a kind of thick brown root. Hardy in zones 3-10, the rhizomes need plenty of sun to bloom well and regularly.
They do best in well drained soil, but will tolerate less drainage in drier areas.
vibrant lemon yellow flowers that incredibly bloom nearly continuously from late spring into fall. Its sweetly fragrant blossoms are excellent cut.
Iris should be planted so the tops of the rhizomes are exposed and the roots are spread out facing downward in the soil. In very light soils or in extremely hot climates, covering the rhizome with 1 inch of soil may be desirable. Firm the soil around each rhizome and then water to help settle the soil.