Huge Maroon Blooms!Imagine a flower of such elegance and beauty that it has inspired Japanese artists since ancient times! Eileen’s Dream Japanese Iris’ are noted for their massive, vibrant blooms of stunning beauty. Their wide, crepe paper-thin petals cascade down like a waterfall of vibrant color and are sure to make a dramatic statement in your landscape.The blossoms of Eileen’s Dream are further accentuated by a splash of bright yellow that accents the base of each individual petal. Tall, and slender enough to fit almost anywhere, Eileen’s Dream is a tough perennial yet still a lovely, delicate plant that is sure to add charm to your garden! Eileen’s Dream Japanese Iris displays its exquisite blossoms in spring atop statuesque stems that can reach up to 36 inches in height so you won’t miss a moment of its spectacular summer show. It is generally quite hardy and very sun resistant. Deer tend to pass it by and it’s a favorite for hummingbirds and butterflies. Plant an Eileen’s Dream Japanese Iris in your yard this year and you’re sure to understand why the Iris has been venerated in art and admired for generations. * Late spring/early summer flowers* Drought tolerant* Wildlife interest* Sun tolerant .
Blooms in spring AND fall! Iris lovers are a voraciously loyal lot. Often their entire garden is turned over to this aristocratic flower. When a new iris is introduced it has to pass muster on many levels to please true iris connoisseurs. Autumn Circus Bearded Iris (Iris germanica ‘Autumn Circus’) is one of those that every iris lover has, or wants to have, in the garden. Not “just another white and blue iris”, Autumn Circus is white with elegant violet-blue veins that look as if they were hand-painted on the flower by a European ceramics master.These extra tall plants grow to almost 3’ tall. The flowers float above blue-green sword shaped foliage that fills the garden from spring to fall. Autumn Circus is a profuse bloomer in the spring with a high bud count. There are plenty of flowers to cut for yourself, share with friends and still leave some for the garden to enjoy. Then, after a summer of rest, more flowers bloom out in the fall to end the season just as spectacularly as it began.Autumn Circus is a great clumping plant that grows quickly and is easy to divide, so you’ll soon have many more plants to spread around the garden or pass out to gardening neighbors.Order a few from us today and enjoy the white and blue extravaganza this year (in spring AND fall) in your own garden. We warn you, though, you may end up being a voraciously loyal iris lover yourself!* Big floral display twice a year* Fast Growing* Borders, beds and hedges* Low maintenance* Classic garden flower* Deer, rabbit and drought resistant.
Fast-Growing, Prolific Iris African Iris, Dietes iridioides, is an evergreen perennial with fantastic flowers. Plant a few in your rock garden or perhaps in a wooded area where African Iris plants will lend color and definition. These would also do terrific in some poolside containers, or mixed sporadically into a border. Iris’ always have the look of the exotic about them, but unlike many fancy perennials that require pampering, Iris’ tend to be hardy, easy-to-care-for plants…and African Iris is no exception. Your African iris is a magnificent Iris variety, with 3-inch blooms shooting up amid the lance leaf-like foliage from spring through fall. The gorgeous blossoms are pristine white, accented with shades of yellow and lavender. Each spectacular bloom lasts one day, but with the repeating nature of this Iris variety, you won’t miss out on enjoying its marvelous display. The dark green leaves of your African Iris are evergreen, so will provide some vertical definition to your landscape even when it’s not in bloom. Africa Iris plants will grow 2 to 3 feet tall with a 3 to 4 foot spread. It has a clumping habit and vigorous nature. African Iris is a very hardy perennial that requires no special care and adapts easily to a variety of conditions. Iris’ tend to be hardy, fast-growing perennials that not only produce fantastic, exotic-looking blooms, but maintain an evergreen nature. They’re perfect for almost any location. It’s the type of perennial you can plant and forget…but you’re sure to not forget this impressive Iris when it’s in your yard this year! * Summer flowers * Works well in containers * Profuse/repeat bloomer * Fast growing * Evergreen * Standing water tolerant * Cold hardy.
Blue Iris Loves Moist SoilThe Iris ‘Caesar’s Brother’, Iris siberica, has rich, deep intense blue flowers with slightly bluish-green leaves. Blooming from late spring into summer, it has a plant height of 36” and a spread of 18-24”.Iris ‘Caesar’s Brother’ is one of the most easily grown Iris. 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 looks its best. It can also tolerate a poor, dry soil because its thick roots penetrate the soil deeply.Iris ‘Caesar’s Brother’ is useful in many ways and is best used around pools, ponds and water gardens, and for mass plantings. It can be planted on difficult banks and prevent erosion. They make magnificent cut flowers.They are resistant to deer.This tall Siberian iris produces violet blue flowers in late spring on rigid stems, and the clumps will grow together and snuff out weeds. It is an easily grown Iris, and it spreads by rhizomes, so if planted this year, it will be even bigger and better in a season or two! A splendid blossom for any setting, ‘Caesar’s Brother’ will please you with its intense blue flowers in early summer and returning effortlessly year after year!* Intensely Blue Flowers* Blooms Spring Through Summer* Clumps and Loves Moist Soil.
Iris Beverly Sills, Iris germanica ‘Beverly Sills’, features uniform coral pink self with lacy edges and impeccable form. An extremely fast grower and very heavy bloomer, ‘Beverly Sills’ blooms early to mid season. Still one of the most sought after irises today! It is the winner of numerous awards including an Honorable Mention award 1981, Award of Merit in 1983 and Dykes Medal in 1985. 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 ‘Beverly Sills’ 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..
Purple-Splashed, Snowy BloomsHarlequinesque features gorgeous, willowy flowers of phenomenal color. Its wide, velvety petals of vibrant white are dramatically accented with asymmetrical splashes of fuchsias, blues, and rich purples, creating a show-stopping display for your yard. A bright yellow throat adds yet another flash of color to dazzle the senses. Not only lovely to the eye, but also a delight to the nose, Harlequinesque presents an irresistible lure to bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, ensuring that your garden will always be buzzing with life! Harlequinesque Japanese Iris is right at home among other tall foliage, reaching up to 36 inches in height with a spread of 15-18 inches. This decorative perennial grows best in moist, moderately acidic soil, so it is a perfect addition to gardens with water features. It’s quite sun-tolerant and is even deer resistant. The Japanese Iris has long been a beloved perennial for gardens, and Harlequinesque certainly demonstrates that reliable beauty that Iris’ are known for. Whether scattering a few about your yard to enjoy their delightful spring/early summer display, or cutting a bouquet for a dramatic presentation on your dining room table, Harlequinesquie Japanese Iris is sure to prove itself a superb choice for your home this year. * Late spring/early summer bloom* Self fertile* Sun tolerant* Deer resistant.
Huge Black Iris on Small PlantThe Iris ‘Black Gamecock’ has intense blue-black 4-6” blooms that are accented with a band of yellow. This golden throat just highlights the ebony hues of the bloom. It is an absolutely breathtaking flower!With a velvety texture and beautiful evergreen foliage, it has a plant height of 5’ and a width of 18-24”. Blooming from spring into summer, ‘Black Gamecock’ is an attractive backdrop for your garden.It is an easily grown Iris, and it spreads by rhizomes, so if planted this year, it will be even bigger and better in a season or two! Iris ‘Black Gamecock’ prefers moist, well-drained soil in full sun, but will tolerate some afternoon shade. Tolerant of unseasonable cold as well as heat and humidity, this hardy native is pest and disease free.Iris ‘Black Gamecock’ is useful in many ways and is best used around ponds, pools, water gardens, and for mass plantings. It can also be used in difficult banks and preventing erosion. It makes magnificent cut flowers and are resistant to deer.A splendid blossom for any setting, ‘Black Gamecock’ will please you with its giant near-black blooms in early summer and returning effortlessly year after year!*Blue Black Flower has Golden Throat*Blooms Spring Through Summer*5″ Tall Spreading Growth.
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 ‘War Chief’ 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..
Pure White RebloomerThe Iris Immortality, Iris x germanica ‘Immortality’ is a fragrant reblooming bearded iris that has pure white flowers and cream colored beards.With a velvety texture and beautiful sword-shaped foliage, it has a plant height of 35”. It prefers average, well-drained soil but has excellent drought tolerance.‘Immortality’ prefers full sun, but will tolerate a little afternoon shade. This Iris needs plenty of water throughout the season to looks its best. It will make a great addition around pools, ponds and water gardens, and for mass plantings. It can be used on difficult banks to prevent erosion.This iris makes magnificent cut flowers and is resistant to deer. A tall bearded iris, ‘Immortality’ produces white flowers in late spring on rigid stems and reblooms again later. Popular and dependable, it is an easily grown Iris, and it spreads by rhizomes, so if planted this year, it will be even bigger and better in a season or two! This sweetly fragrant beauty rarely disappoints! It produces a second crop of pristine white flowers in late summer almost every year and in almost every climate!* Pure White Flower with Cream Beards* Rebloomer* Spreads by Rhizomes and Likes Moist Soil.
Heavenly, Violet bloomsIt’s said of the Greek goddess Iris, that she linked the gods to humanity, so it seems a fitting name then that this beautiful flower bear her name. Its glorious blooms each year are certainly heavenly to behold!On Edge Tall Bearded Iris, Iris Germanica ‘On Edge’, is an alluring, early-mid season bloomer that evokes a delicate, rustic charm with its soft billowing petals, long slender stems, and shades of violet and white. The upright petals of each blossom are a delicate violet/lavender shade, with the downward petals (falls), featuring pristine white, edged in purple. A delightful yellow beard provides an additional splash of color to the velvety falls.On Edge will grow up to 48 inches in height with a straight, upright form. It is a clump-forming plant that will be most comfortable in sunny sections of your garden, but is not intolerant to partial shade either. This delightful plant is relatively low maintenance and hardy.On Edge prefers moist soil but can manage drier conditions as well and is usually unbothered by pests. Bees are known to frequent this plant so your garden is sure to be abuzz with activity from helpful pollinators! Plant a few along your walkway, fence line or in those corners of the garden where other plants might struggle. Iris’ have long been valued for being a tough, easy-to-grow perennial. Their upright, sturdy form and carefree nature makes them easy to place throughout the landscape, and a brilliant show can be depended upon when they present their yearly display. No matter how you look at it, On Edge Tall Bearded iris will be a great addition to your garden this year!* Adaptive to a variety of soils* Drought tolerant* Sun tolerant* Easy to grow.
The German Iris ‘Clarence’, Iris germanica, is cool and blue, and this Iris is calming and quiet in the romantic garden. 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, Clarence 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 the bulbs 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..
The Iris Batik, Iris x germanica ‘Batik’ has stripes and splashes of white on dark purple flowers. With a velvety texture and beautiful sword-shaped foliage, it has a plant height of 24”. Batik blooms in spring and is an easily grown Iris. 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. Batik will make a great addition around pools, ponds and water gardens, and for mass plantings. It can also be used in difficult banks and preventing erosion. They also make magnificent cut flowers and are resistant to deer..
Royal Purple EdgingThe Iris Lion King, Iris ensata ‘Lion King’, stands out in any sunny area with its showy petals that are white with purple edging. ‘Lion King’ has an impressive stature as it displays a regal exhibition with it fully double, large blooms, and a tiny splash of yellow is at the heart!This exotic flower is absolutely breathtaking when blooming. With its sword like leaves and showy flowers, ‘Lion King’ is an easy plant to maintain, requires minimum care, and readily multiplies.Iris is among the best known and best loved garden plant. It prefers full sun, but will tolerate a little afternoon shade. This Iris needs plenty of water throughout the season to looks its best. Your Lion King will make a great addition around pools, ponds and water gardens, and for mass plantings; certainly will brighten the edge of a pond. It can be used on difficult banks to prevent erosion, makes magnificent cut flowers, and is resistant to deer! ‘Lion King’ produces showy flowers in late spring on rigid stems, and the clumps will grow together and snuff out weeds. Popular and dependable, it is an easily grown Iris, and it spreads by rhizomes. If planted this year, it will be even bigger and better in a season or two! *Double White Flowers with Purple Edging*Loves Moist Soil*Grows to 4′ .
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 .
A new look with a color breakthrough! Having a Siberian Iris plant in your garden is like corralling a kaleidoscope of butterflies. The winged flowers hover over the strap-like leaves and flutter in the wind. ‘Butter and Sugar’ Siberian Iris is a new look for these hardy garden plants. Typically in shades of blue or white, the butter yellow falls on these plants are a sophisticated and elegant addition.These tried-and-true garden staples thrive in full sun in almost any soil, including sandy soil, clay soil or even wet soil by a pond. They send thick roots down very deep which make them great for stabilizing banks and even making them drought resistant. (They don’t do well in the desert southwest, though.)The color blends well with all other Siberian Iris and also with many other flowers in your perennial bed – especially blues, lavenders and creams. Even though you grow them for the amazing flowers, the grassy leaves look green and lush through the whole season.‘Butter and Sugar’ Iris will certainly please you this year and many years to come. Don’t wait and order yours from Nature Hills today.* Beautiful butter yellow and white flowers* Heavy bloomer* Adapts to almost any soil* Full sun.