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Stairway To Heaven KickStart™ German Iris

Make your iris garden heavenly.

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  • flowering dateEarly to mid spring
  • hardiness zone4-9
  • height36 - 40 inches
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • ship asKICKSTART TM RHIZOME
  • sun exposureFull Sun
  • New KickStart™ Iris size guarantees first year flowers
The brilliant child of Edith Wolford X Breakers, the Stairway to Heaven Iris is a vigorous variety, with strong, tall stems and plentiful buds to climb up towards the sky. Its coloring is also celestial — fluffy white standards float above the rolling ruffles of the light blue falls.

Product Details

  • botanical nameIris germanica 'Stairway to Heaven'
  • flowering dateEarly to mid spring
  • flower colorPurple
  • flower formClassic iris form. Larged and ruffled.
  • foliage typeGlaucous green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves.
  • formPerennial
  • growth rateFast, once established.
  • hardiness zone4-9
  • height36 - 40 inches
  • planting instructionsIn clay soil, rhizomes should be slightly exposed. In sandy soil, should be covered 1-2". Vigorous grower requires generous feeding if soil is not fertile. At least 5 hours of sunlight each 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. After flowering and late fall to early winter.
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • shipping seasonFall
  • ship asKICKSTART TM RHIZOME
  • soil requirementWell-drained soil. Quite tolerant of a wide range of soils.
  • spacing18 - 24 inches
  • spread18 - 24 inches
  • sun exposureFull Sun
  • winter careMulch in colder climates. Remove in spring before new 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

    Stairway To Heaven KickStart™ German Iris
    Stairway To Heaven KickStart™ German Iris