Beautiful, warm pink blooms open early, middle AND late in the Iris season. Its rich pink tones won't fade and the salmon pink beards further enhance each bloom! Each 33-35" stem has as many as 4 branches, so you'll get up to 14 blooms!
Botanical Name: Iris germanica 'Magical Encounter'
Common Name: Bearded or German Iris
Form: Rhizomatous perennial
Root System: Rhizomatous
Sun Exposure: Partial Shade/Full Sun
Height/Habit: 34 - 36"
Hardiness Zone: Zones 4 - 9
Flowering Date: Mid spring with reblooming in late summer to fall.
Duration: 3 weeks, plus reblooming
Cut Flowers: No
Dried Flowers: No
Shipping Season: Fall
Unique Characterstics: Intense pink color with shrimp pink tones on the falls that do not fade in the hot sun. Each fall sports a pink beard dipped in orange. A mature specimen is said to have up to 4 branches with 7 to 14 blooms each. This heavy bloomer will provide color for several weeks each mid to late spring and again in late summer to early fall.
Flower Color: Deep shrimp Pink with salmon pink beards
Flower Form: It blooms a long time (7 to 14 buds) and the colour does not fade during the whole flowering.
Foliage Type: Glaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves
Fragrance: Slight sweet fragrance.
Pruning: Cut back spent flower stems after blooming. In late fall, cut back foliage to 6" fans.
Pruning Time: Late fall/early winter
Soil Requirement: Well drained. Tolerant of a wide range of soils.
Shipped: Bareroot rhizome
Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR
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