Captain's Choice is a gorgeous amoena class iris with white standards and colored falls. These beautiful bicolor blooms will appear in spring, and then again in late summer. You'll enjoy a large, subtly rounded flower form.
Iris germanica 'Captain's Choice'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Spread:18 - 24 inches
Flowering Date:Mid spring, reblooms late summer to early fall
Planting Instructions:Set 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.
Winter Care:Mulch in colder climates and remove in early spring before growth starts.
Flower Color:blue, white
Flower Form:6" flowers are fan-shaped, with three drooping petals called falls and three upright petals called standards.
Foliage Type:Glaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves with some dying back in colder climates in winter.
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.
Soil Requirement:Well drained preferred. Quite tolerant of a wide range of soils although.
Watering Requirement:Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
Additional Information:Iris benefit from digging up and dividing every 3-4 years. This will help the health of the iris and promote strong blooming.
Restricted States:AE AK GU HI PR
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