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Broad Shoulders Bearded German Iris

Dark and light meet in striking contrast

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  • flowering dateMidseason
  • hardiness zone3-9
  • height36 - 37 inches
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • ship as#1 RHIZOME
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • Award winner
  • Broad ruffled petals
  • Regal coloring
With pastel standards and jewel-tone falls, the bi-color beauty of Broad Shoulders tall bearded iris is anything but subtle. Broadly ruffled, buff-colored standards feature a touch of lavender at the center and sit proudly on gothic burgundy falls. The color combination creates a striking contrast and regal air, and is tied together with henna-brown beards. In dusky lighting, this iris looks black-and-white, while its nuanced tones shine through on summer days. An award winning, midseason bloomer with good height, Broad Shoulders is stunning at the back of the border, or planted as a focal point in the landscape. Iris germanica 'Broad Shoulders'

Product Details

  • botanical nameIris germanica 'Broad Shoulders'
  • flowering dateMidseason
  • flower colorRed, Purple
  • flower formTypical iris-like, ruffled and fluted petals.
  • foliage typeGlaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves.
  • formPerennial
  • growth rateModerate to fast
  • hardiness zone3-9
  • height36 - 37 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. Cut back foliage to 6" fan in late fall. Clean plant debris before winter to prevent borers over wintering. After flowering and in late fall to early winter.
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • shipping seasonFall
  • ship as#1 RHIZOME
  • soil requirementWell drained. Quite tolerant of a wide range of soils.
  • spacing12 - 24 inches
  • spread18 - 24 inches
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • watering requirementWater immediately after planting and then water regularly for the first year. After that, water only if the season is hot and dry.
  • winter careNone, except to mulch in colder climates the first winter. Remove early in 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

    Broad Shoulders Bearded German Iris
    Broad Shoulders Bearded German Iris

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