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Baboon Bottom Bearded German Iris

An unusual name for such a pretty iris

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  • flowering dateMidseason flowering (Mid spring)
  • hardiness zone4-9
  • height26 inches
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR VI
  • ship as#1 RHIZOME
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
Dramatic swirls and streaks in shades of pink and white bedeck this batik iris. An added punch of color is found on the tangerine beards tipped with rose, a combination sure to add a splash of excitement to the garden. Winner of the Knowlton Medal, top prize in the Border Bearded Iris category. Iris germanica 'Baboon Bottom'

Product Details

  • botanical nameIris germanica 'Baboon Bottom'
  • flowering dateMidseason flowering (Mid spring)
  • flower colorPink, White
  • flower formFlowers are fan-shaped, with three drooping petals calles falls and three upright petals called standardsFlowers are fan-shaped, with three drooping petals calles falls and three upright petals called standards
  • foliage typeGlaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves with some dying back in colder climates in winter.
  • formPerennial
  • growth rateMedium
  • hardiness zone4-9
  • height26 inches
  • planting instructionsSet rhizome so bottom half is below ground level. Firm well and water thoroughly. Plant where they will get at least 5 hours of sun per day.
  • pruningRemove spent flower stems after blooming. In late fall, cut back foliage to 6" fans. Clean plant debris before winter to prevent borers overwintering.
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR VI
  • shipping seasonFall
  • ship as#1 RHIZOME
  • soil requirementWell drained preferred. Quite tolerant of a wide range of soils.
  • spacing15 - 18 inches
  • spread18 - 24 inches
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • watering requirementAverage water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
  • winter careMulch in colder climates and remove in early spring before growth starts.

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Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

2024 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Select Iris & Daylilies
3A-4B 8/5/24 - 10/25/24
5A 8/5/24 - 10/25/24
5B 8/5/24 - 10/25/24
6A & 6B 8/5/24 - 10/25/24
7A 8/19/24 - 11/8/24
7B 8/19/24 - 11/8/24
8A & 8B 8/19/24 - 11/8/24
9A-10B 8/19/24 - 11/8/24
Last Order Date Zones 3A-6B: 10/21/24
Zones 7A-10B: 11/4/24

    Baboon Bottom Bearded German Iris
    Baboon Bottom Bearded German Iris

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