Grateful Red Bearded Iris

Iris germanica 'Grateful Red'

SKU
01543
Exotic maroon-red ruffled flowers will add personality and flair to the landscape. Attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. A perfect addition to poolside plantings and near water gardens. The long stems are extraordinary in cut-flower arrangements. Herbaceous perennial.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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Botanical PronunciationEYE-ris jer-MAN-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower, to 35 in. tall and 18 to 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsPeony (Paeonia); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Forsythia (Forsythia); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Garden Mum (Chrysanthemum)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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