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Paprika Fono's Reblooming Iris

Unique spring color


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  • flowering dateMid spring, may rebloom late summer to early fall
  • hardiness zone4-9
  • height36 inches
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR VI
  • ship as#1 RHIZOME
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • Earthy, spice inspired blooms
  • Warm Autumn hues spice up your spring garden
  • A strong, reblooming variety

This outstanding variety delivers all the warm hues of a Brooklyn brownstone in autumn, but at a surprising time of year—early spring. It's not your usual spring palette, so it'll easily set your garden apart. Plus, these warm tones really warm up the look of a sunny day in the garden. Paprika is a reblooming iris variety, so no matter if you create a mass planting, or surround it with other iris varieties, you'll have an extra-long iris season to look forward to.

Product Details

  • botanical nameIris germanica 'Paprika Fono's'
  • flowering dateMid spring, may rebloom late summer to early fall
  • flower colorRed, Yellow, White
  • flower form5" 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 zone4-9
  • height36 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.

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

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