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Stairway To Heaven KickStart™ German Iris

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Stairway To Heaven KickStart™ German Iris

Make your iris garden heavenly.
  • New KickStart™ Iris size guarantees first year flowers
The brilliant child of Edith Wolford X Breakers, the Stairway to Heaven Iris is a vigorous variety, with strong, tall stems and plentiful buds to climb up towards the sky. Its coloring is also... Read More »
  • Zone 4-9
  • Height 36 - 40 inches
  • Flowering Date Early to mid spring
  • Sun Exposure Full Sun
  • Ship As KICKSTART TM RHIZOME
Availability: Out Of Season
SKU: #88963
Stairway To Heaven KickStart™ German Iris
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Product Description

The brilliant child of Edith Wolford X Breakers, the Stairway to Heaven Iris is a vigorous variety, with strong, tall stems and plentiful buds to climb up towards the sky. Its coloring is also celestial — fluffy white standards float above the rolling ruffles of the light blue falls.

Product Details

  • Botanical Name:

    Iris germanica 'Stairway to Heaven'
  • Form: Perennial
  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
  • Height/Habit: 36 - 40 inches
  • Spread: 18 - 24 inches
  • Spacing: 18 - 24 inches
  • Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • Flowering Date: Early to mid spring
  • Planting Instructions: In clay soil, rhizomes should be slightly exposed. In sandy soil, should be covered 1-2". Vigorous grower requires generous feeding if soil is not fertile. At least 5 hours of sunlight each day.
  • Winter Care: Mulch in colder climates. Remove in spring before new growth starts.
  • Shipped: KICKSTART TM RHIZOME
  • Growth Rate: Fast, once established.
  • Shipping Season: Fall
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Flower Form: Classic iris form. Larged and ruffled.
  • Foliage Type: Glaucous green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves.
  • 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. After flowering and late fall to early winter.
  • Soil Requirement: Well-drained soil. Quite tolerant of a wide range of soils.
  • 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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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:

2022 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Select Iris & Daylilies
1A-4B 8/8/22 - 10/28/22
5A 8/8/22 - 10/28/22
5B 8/8/22 - 10/28/22
6A & 6B 8/8/22 - 10/28/22
7A 8/22/22 - 11/11/22
7B 8/22/22 - 11/11/22
8A & 8B 8/22/22 - 11/11/22
9A-10B 8/22/22 - 11/11/22
Last Order Date Zones 1A-6B: 10/24/22
Zones 7A-10B: 11/7/22

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