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Men Are From Mars Bearded Iris

Contrasting Color Provides Garden Drama


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  • flowering dateMid-Later Season
  • height38 - 40 inches
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • ship asPREMIUM
  • Low Maintenance: Thrives with minimal care.
  • Classic Long-Lived Perennial: Widely adaptable, dependable bloomer.
  • Stunning Visual Appeal: Deep purple, maroon-edged petals with golden beards.

Men Are From Mars Bearded Iris not only adds height and stunning color to flower displays, but it also provides a hassle-free gardening experience. Its visual impact and dependable, showy flowers, make it an excellent choice for gardeners seeking both beauty and ease. 


Effortless Long-Lasting Beauty: Known for its robust health and low maintenance requirements, this iris variety stands out with lush, floriferous clumps and fabulous flowers. The tall 40” stalks bloom from mid-season to late, ensuring a prolonged display of elegance and color in your garden. 

Sensory Delight in Every Bloom: The 'Men Are From Mars Bearded Iris' captivates with its deep purple frilly maroon-edged falls and striking gold beards, complemented by a light, delightful fragrance. This combination enhances any garden setting, making the iris a focal point of visual and aromatic appeal. 

Adaptable and Long Lived: This tall bearded iris, like many other iris varieties in its category, is adapted to handle many different soil types and locations, provided the site is well-drained. A mid to late season herald of summer, it will provide years of enjoyment as your garden moves from spring into summer. 

Product Details

  • botanical nameIris germanica 'Men are From Mars'
  • flowering dateMid-Later Season
  • flower formclassic iris form
  • foliage typestrap-like
  • formPerennial
  • growth rateAverage
  • height38 - 40 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
  • shipping seasonFall
  • ship asPREMIUM
  • soil requirementWell-drained
  • spacing8 - 10 inches
  • spread18 - 24 inches
  • watering requirementDrought tolerant once established. Water new plantings and in dry spells

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 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Most Dormant Bareroot & Potted Perennials, and Shrubs
3A-4B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
5A 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
5B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
6A & 6B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
7A 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
7B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
8A & 8B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
9A-9B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
10A-10B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
Last Order Date Zones 3A - 6B: 10/21/24
Zones 7A - 10B: 11/4/24

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