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Gusto Japanese Iris

Bright contrasting colors

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  • flowering dateMidsummer
  • hardiness zone5-9
  • height36 - 48 inches
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • ship asNO.1 BAREROOT
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • Ideal for moist soils or waterside plantings
  • Blooms later than German iris
  • A must for fresh-cut bouquets and arrangements
A perfect grand finale to the iris season, Gusto offers gorgeous color contrast with violet-blue petals, large white centers and streaks of yellow. Gusto adds pops of colors to water gardens, along streams and ponds, and in moist borders. Its long, narrow, swordlike, bright green foliage provides an attractive backdrop for the flowers. While Japanese iris are the last of the iris to bloom, they are worth the wait. Their slightly flattened flowers are stunning in the garden and fresh cut floral displays. Bareroot. Iris ensata 'Gusto'

Product Details

  • botanical nameIris ensata 'Gusto'
  • flowering dateMidsummer
  • flower colorBlue
  • flower form6" flower that lack the typical upright iris standards, have 6 petals. 2- 4 per stem
  • foliage typeLong, narrow, sword-like bright green.
  • formPerennial
  • growth rateModerate
  • hardiness zone5-9
  • height36 - 48 inches
  • planting instructionsSet the crown 2" deep, firm and water thoroughly
  • pruningOnly to remove spent flower stems After flowering
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • shipping seasonSpring
  • ship asNO.1 BAREROOT
  • soil requirementHumus enriched, moisture retentive and on the acid side
  • spacing18 - 24 inches
  • spread18 - 24 inches
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • winter careA light winter mulch is recommended in cold areas, remove in early spring before growth starts.

Shipping Schedule

When will my order ship?

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

2024 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Most Dormant Bareroot & Potted Perennials, and Shrubs
3A-3B 4/29/24 - 6/7/24
4A-4B 4/29/24 - 6/7/24
5A 4/18/24 - 6/7/24
5B 3/25/24 - 6/7/24
6A 3/11/24 - 6/7/24
6B 2/26/24 - 6/7/24
7A 2/22/24 - 6/7/24
7B 2/19/24 - 5/31/24
8A 2/15/24 - 5/10/24
8B 2/12/24 - 5/10/24
9A-10B 2/5/24 - 5/10/24
Last Order Date Zones 3A - 7A: 6/3/24
Zones 7B - 10B: 5/6/24

    Gusto Japanese Iris
    Gusto Japanese Iris
    Gusto Japanese Iris
    Gusto Japanese Iris