A uniquely colored rebloomer, named for its earthy, spice-inspired coloring! Lightly ruffled, reddish-brown petals have a creamy yellow center highlighted by bright orange beards. These warm tones are a nice surprise in spring, and fit right in when they reappear in fall. Grows 36" tall. Iris germanica 'Paprika Fono's'
Iris germanica 'Paprika Fono's'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Spread:18 - 24 inches
Spacing:15 - 18 inches
Flowering Date:Very early, reblooms late summer/fall. (Mid spring, re-blooms late summer to early fall)
Winter Care:Mulch in colder climates and remove in early spring before growth starts.
Flower Color:red, yellow, white
Flower Form:5" 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.
Watering Requirement:Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
Restricted States:AE AK GU HI PR VI
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