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Dusky Challenger Bearded German Iris

Dusky Challenger Bearded German Iris

Dramatic blooms demand attention
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Dusky Challenger Bearded German Iris

Dramatic blooms demand attention

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  • Zone 4-9
  • Height 39 inches
  • Flowering Date Midseason to late flowering. (Mid to late spring)
  • Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Ship As #1 RHIZOME

We ship this item in Fall.

Cannot ship to: AE AK GU HI PR

Product Description

Rich, deep purple ruffles make the gigantic blooms (up to 8") of this Dykes Medal winner a must-have for fine bouquets and breathtaking back borders. Try intermingling with other blues or whites for a stunning effect in the garden. Blooms in mid to late spring. Full sun to partial shade. Iris germanica 'Dusky Challenger'

Product Details

  • Botanical Name:

    Iris germanica 'Dusky Challenger'
  • Form: Perennial
  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 39 inches
  • Spread: 18 - 24 inches
  • Spacing: 18 - 24 inches
  • Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • Flowering Date: Midseason to late flowering. (Mid to late spring)
  • 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.
  • Shipped: #1 RHIZOME
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Shipping Season: Fall
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Flower Form: Flowers are fan-shaped, with three drooping petals called falls and three upright petals called standards. Up to 8"
  • Foliage Type: Glaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves with some dying back in colder climates in winter.
  • Resistance: Deer Resistant
  • 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.
  • Watering Requirement: Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
  • Additional Information: None
  • Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR

Shipping

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:

2021 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Select Iris & Daylilies
1A-4B 8/9/21-10/29/21
5A 8/9/21-10/29/21
5B 8/9/21-10/29/21
6A & 6B 8/9/21-10/29/21
7A 8/9/21-11/12/21
7B 8/16/21-11/12/21
8A & 8B 8/16/21-11/12/21
9A-10B 8/16/21-11/12/21
Last Order Date Zones 1A-6B: 10/25/21
Zones 7A-10B: 11/8/21

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