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October Sky Reblooming German Iris

Spicy-perfumed award winner

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  • flowering dateMid spring, re-blooms late summer to early fall
  • hardiness zone3-9
  • height34 inches
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR VI
  • ship as#1 RHIZOME
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade

Cool-blue tones are made twice as lovely with this spicy-perfumed, award-winning iris. October Sky is a neglecta class iris with light blue standards and dark blue falls. It will produce these beautiful bicolor blooms in spring, and then shows them off again in late summer.

Product Details

  • botanical nameIris germanica 'October Sky'
  • flowering dateMid spring, re-blooms late summer to early fall
  • flower colorBlue
  • flower form13 cm flowers are fan-shaped, with three drooping petals called 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 zone3-9
  • height34 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 over water.
  • winter careMulch in colder climates and remove in early spring before growth starts.

Shipping Schedule

When will my order ship?

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

    October Sky Reblooming German Iris
    October Sky Reblooming German Iris