Iris War Chief, Iris germanica ‘War Chief’, will command attention to that special area of your garden. Its red, non-fading flowers add a pop of color with its yellow beards. Iris ‘War Chief’ has fragrant flowers that stand proud above the foliage. Irises are a great addition to any garden or landscape design, and are also adored by florists as accents in cut floral arrangements. It prefers moist, well-drained soil in full sun, but will tolerate some afternoon shade. This iris needs plenty of water throughout the season to continue to looks its best. Iris âWar Chiefâ is useful in many ways. Best used around pools, ponds and water gardens, and for mass plantings. It can also be used in difficult banks for preventing erosion. Gather the large blooms for an extraordinary indoor arrangement. Deer resistant..
Classic Bearded Iris Blooms for Months The German Iris, ‘Victoria Falls’, Iris germanica, has ruffled light blue self with white single patch. Also known as Bearded Iris, it is outstanding for its unusual color, design, and sturdy, vigorous growth habit. It is a hardy, disease and drought-resistant plant. Long blooming in late spring and early summer, with handsome green sword-like foliage, Victoria Falls enjoys full or part sun and well-drained soil. Plant about 15-18 inches apart. These Iris are easy to grow and thrive in moist, well-draining soil. They bloom in mid spring for a 2 – 3 week period. Plant bearded Iris bulbs in 10 to 14 day intervals to enjoy a continuous supply of cut flowers. For a more striking effect, plant them in groups of 20 or more. In cold areas the Iris should be mulched in winter to protect from frost. The Iris plant is great for borders, containers, naturalizing, and cut flowers. They are deer, rabbit and squirrel resistant. * Most popular Iris* Easy to grow* Critter resistant .
Iris Argentea-variegata, Iris pallida ‘Argentea-variegata’, has striking ivory and green foliage that looks great with the classic pale lavender-blue flowers with yellow beards that appear in the late spring and early summer. The highly fragrant flowers have a distinctive scent that is variously described as reminiscent of grape jelly, orange blossom, or vanilla. The low clumps of sword-like leaves remain nearly evergreen in mild winter climates, but in cold areas the plant dies back to the ground like other irises do. It prefers moist, well-drained soil in full sun, but will tolerate some afternoon shade. This Iris needs plenty of water throughout the season to continue to looks its best. Iris ‘Argentea-variegata’ is useful in many ways. Best used around pools, ponds and water gardens, and for mass plantings. It can also be used in difficult banks for preventing erosion. Gather the large blooms for an extraordinary indoor arrangement. *Deer resistant*Disease Resistant .