This outstanding variety delivers all the warm hues of a Brooklyn brownstone in autumn, but at a surprising time of year—early spring. It's not your usual spring palette, so it'll easily set your garden apart. Plus, these warm tones really warm up the look of a sunny day in the garden. Paprika is a reblooming iris variety, so no matter if you create a mass planting, or surround it with other iris varieties, you'll have an extra-long iris season to look forward to.
Iris germanica 'Paprika Fono's'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Spread:18 - 24 inches
Spacing:18 - 24 inches
Flowering Date:Late February-March, may rebloom
Planting Instructions:Set rhizomes so bottom 1/2 is below ground-level, firm well and water thoroughly. In sandy soil, they should be planted 1-2" deep.
Winter Care:None, except to mulch in colder climates the first winter.
Shipped:KICKSTART TM RHIZOME
Growth Rate:Fast once established.
Flower Color:Red, Yellow, Purple
Flower Form:5" flowers with fan-shaped petals
Foliage Type:Glaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves.
Pruning:Remove spent flower stems after flowering. Cut back foliage to 6" leaf fans in late fall.
Soil Requirement:Well drained preferred. Quite tolerant of a wide range of soils although.
Watering Requirement:Average water needs, do not over water.
Additional Information:blooms very early in spring (late February-March) may rebloom in late summer to early fall. Iris benefit from digging up and dividing every 3-4 years. This will help the health of the iris and promote strong blooming.
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