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Rarer than Rubies Iris

Rarer than Rubies Iris

Shapely burgundy-rose standards with the adjacent red swatch on the falls make the entire flower pop. Bright orange beards, good branching and a sweet fragrance make this a rarity. Grows 40" tall.
  • Hardiness Zones 4-9
  • Plant Lighting Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Spread 18 - 24 inches
  • Deer Resistant
  • Height 40 inches

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Product Details

  • Botanical Name :

    Iris germanica 'Rarer than Rubies'
  • Zones:

    4-9
  • Colors :

    Two-tone purple (burgundy-rose standards and dark reddish-purple fall with a thin burgundy-rose rim)
  • Light Required :

    Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Spread :

    18 - 24 inches
  • Offer Size :

    #2 Bareroot
  • Form :

    Perennial
  • Height :

    40 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 :

    4.5" flowers are fan-shaped, with three drooping petals called falls and three upright petals called standards.
  • Blooms :

    Mid Spring, Late Spring
  • Soil Requirements :

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Growth Rate :

    Medium
  • Pollinator :

    Not needed
  • Depth :

    Set rhizome so bottom half is below ground level.
  • 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.

Shipping Information

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.

ZONE

German Irises

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 

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