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Red Hot Chili KickStart™ Reblooming Iris

Spice it up this spring

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  • flowering dateEarly midseason flowering. Reblooms late summer/fall. (Mid spring, reblooming in late summer-fall)
  • hardiness zone4-9
  • height18 inches
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • ship asKICKSTART TM RHIZOME
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • New KickStart™ Iris size guarantees first year flowers
  • A must-have for a mixed-iris border
  • Guaranteed first-year flowers
  • A strong, reblooming variety
Branching out from spring pastels? This warm-toned darling has got you covered. It's an intermediate iris, which means it'll grow to a mature height somewhere between a dwarf and tall bearded iris. Great news if you want a mixed-iris border, you can create easy levels with dwarf varieties down front, tall bearded iris in the back and bring that show to life with Red Hot Chili's wild bicolor in the middle. And there's more good news; you'll see these lovely blooms during Red Hot Chili's first spring in your garden. Even a top-quality #1 rhizome may take a couple years of building energy before delivering perennial color. Our new, exclusive KickStart™ Iris are guaranteed to bloom in year one. Plus, they're already developing more stems for year two... or divide and share them with an envious friend. Also, we only selected reblooming iris varieties for this series, so you can surround it with other KickStart™ varieties, and you'll have an extra-long iris season to look forward to. Iris germanica 'Red Hot Chili'

Product Details

  • botanical nameIris germanica 'Red Hot Chili'
  • flowering dateEarly midseason flowering. Reblooms late summer/fall. (Mid spring, reblooming in late summer-fall)
  • flower colorRed, Yellow
  • flower formClassic Iris-like, very showy, 4" in size
  • foliage typeGlaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves.
  • formPerennial
  • growth rateFast once established
  • hardiness zone4-9
  • height18 inches
  • planting instructionsSet rhizomes so bottom half is below ground level. In sandy soil they can be planted 1-2" deep. Firm and water thoroughly. Plant where they will get at least 5 hours of sun per day.
  • pruningPrompt removal of spent flower stems will promote the reblooming for later in the season. Cut the foliage back to 6" fans in the late fall. Clean up plant debris to prevent borers from over wintering. After flowering and late fall/early winter
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • shipping seasonFall
  • ship asKICKSTART TM RHIZOME
  • soil requirementPrefers well drained swoil, but is tolerant of a wide range of soils.
  • spacing24 inches
  • spread18 - 24 inches
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • watering requirementNormally not needed. Water when soil is dried out.
  • 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

    Red Hot Chili KickStart™ Reblooming Iris
    Red Hot Chili KickStart™ Reblooming Iris
    Red Hot Chili KickStart™ Reblooming Iris
    Red Hot Chili KickStart™ Reblooming Iris

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