This WOW!™ Iris displays dramatic coloring, big size and wonderful broad form! Remarkable butter-yellow standards and magenta falls with narrow, burnt orange edging on the falls tops it off. Darcy's Choice will produce its bright blooms midseason on strong 35-37" stems.
Botanical Name: Iris germanica 'Darcy's Choice'
Common Name: German Iris , Bearded Iris
Form: Rhizomatous perennial
Sun Exposure: Partial Shade/Full Sun
Height/Habit: 34 - 38"
Spread: 12" - 24"
Spacing: 12" - 24"
Hardiness Zone: 4 -9 (-30 degrees F)
Flowering Date: Mid Iris season
Shipping Season: Fall
Unique Characterstics: A newcomer with dramatic coloring, big size (4 inches by 6 inches) and wonderful broad form that displays all that color to maximum advantage! Darcy's Choice will produce its bright blooms with generous abandon in the middle of the Iris season on strong 37-inch stems.
Flower Color: light buttery Yellow standards complements the claret-magenta falls.
Flower Form: Full bodied classic iris form 4 1/4" x 6"
Foliage Type: Glaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves with some dying back in colder climates in winter.
Resistance: Good resistance to most pests and diseases. Watch for iris borers.
Pruning: Remove spent flower stems after blooming. In late fall, cut back foliage to 6" fans. Clean plant debris before winter to prevent borers overwintering.
Pruning Time: After flowering and late fall to early winter.
Soil Requirement: Prefers well drained soil but is tolerant of a wide range of soils.
Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR
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