Our Moody Blues Bearded Iris Collection features three blue-hued iris that are sure to please. Dusky Challenger offers rich, deep blue-purple ruffles whose gigantic blooms are a must-have for fine bouquets and back borders. Silk Road is an exceptional, two-toned beauty that features large, ruffled flowers in a combination of colors. What Again is a petite dwarf variety that will bloom in spring and again in summer. Iris germanica 'Moody Blues', 'Silk Road', 'What Again'
Iris germanica 'Dusky Challenger', 'What Again', 'Silk Road'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height/Habit:38 - 39 inches
Spread:18 - 24 inches
Spacing:15 - 18 inches
Flowering Date:Mid to late spring
Winter Care:Mulch in colder climates and remove in early spring before growth starts.
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.
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:Collection includes: Dusky Challenger Iris, What Again Iris, Silk Road Iris
Restricted States:AE AK GU HI PR
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:
*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.