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..
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.
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.
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..
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′ .
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..
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 .
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.
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.
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 .
Early Summer Violet BloomsThis iris has garnered quite the reputation. Since its introduction it has won numerous awards and is still listed as one of the top ten in the American Iris Society’s, “100 Most Popular Bearded Iris” list. Producing such a gorgeous flower, it is easy to see why it has earned such acclaim!With delicately ruffled, dark violet petals and violet-edged, snowy white lower petals, Stepping Out creates an aesthetic contrast that is sure to garner the attention and admiration of any onlookers stepping by your garden.Your Stepping Out Tall Bearded Iris is a flowering perennial that will grow up to 38 inches in height. The blossoms rise above the earth on deep green, willowy stems. It’s easy to grow, hardy, and pest resistant. Stepping Out is a favorite among pollinators, yet deer and rabbits tend to pass it by.Stepping Out is a profuse bloomer that would be right at home in your sunny garden and will mix quite harmoniously with nearly any of your other plantings. Stepping Out is an apt name for this award-winning Iris. Its beauty is akin to being “all dressed up for a night on the town”, and is sure to bring that same elegance and excitement to your yard year-after-year. * Deer and rabbit resistant* Light shade tolerant* Drought resistant* Profuse bloomer.
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.
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.
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.
A commanding flower for your garden! With their striking pattern of rising and falling petals, it’s easy to see where the famous fleur-de-lis design took its cues from the bearded flag irises that grew in royal gardens across France. The regal bearded flag iris ‘Attention Please’ (Iris germanica ‘Attention Please’) is a modern take on this historic flower. It demands that you look at it when it blooms in your garden in spring and early summer.These symbols of grace and civility look as challenging to grow as it is to bake the perfect soufflé’, but they are actually so easy that you’ll wonder why every garden doesn’t have these. If you can grow daylilies, you can grow bearded iris.Iris ‘Attention Please’ is a real eye-catcher. This beautiful flower is a stunning combo of violet splashed with yellow, white and burgundy. It looks great anywhere, but try it next to a pond or fountain so its reflection is caught in the water. It blends well with the strap-like leaves of daylilies and grasses. Or create your own mini-Versailles and enclose a stand of ‘Attention Please’ in a boxwood hedge.Give your garden the royal treatment and order your ‘Attention Please’ iris from Nature Hills today.* Beautiful multi-hued flowers* Heavy bloomer* Adaptable* Full sun.