This novelty iris contrasts pure icy white standards against dusky slate blue falls which lighten at their edges. The large 6" flowers are rounded and have a pleasant ruffle on their edges. Grows to 35" tall.
- Hardiness Zones 4-9
- Plant Lighting Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Spread 18 - 24 inches
- Deer Resistant
- Height 35 inches
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Botanical Name :Iris germanica 'Captain's Choice'
Colors :Icy white standards with dusky slate blue falls, abd yellow beards.
Light Required :Full Sun, Partial Shade
Spread :18 - 24 inches
Offer Size :#1 Rhizome
Height :35 inches
Spacing :24 inches
Foliage :Glaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves with some dying back in colder climates in winter.
Flower Form :6" flowers are fan-shaped, with three drooping petals called falls and three upright petals called standards.
Blooms :Mid Spring, Late Summer, Fall
Soil Requirements :Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
Growth Rate :Medium
Pollinator :Not needed
Depth :1" deep
Pruning :Remove spent flower stems after blooming. In late fall; cut back foliage to 6" fans. Clean plant debris before winter to prevent borers overwintering.
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.
|3A-6B||8/8/22 - 10/28/22|
|7A-10B||8/22/22 - 11/11/22|
|Last Order Date||3A-6B: 10/24/22|
Zones 7A-10B: 11/7/22