Makes a great, trouble-free, low hedge. Can be sheared or pruned to any shape. Perfect for foundation plantings that won't block your view from your windows. Mature height is only 3-4' tall, but... Read More »
Height 34 - 36 inches
Flowering Date Midseason (Mid spring), re-blooms late summer to early fall
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Ship As 2 GALLON POT
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Makes a great, trouble-free, low hedge. Can be sheared or pruned to any shape. Perfect for foundation plantings that won't block your view from your windows. Mature height is only 3-4' tall, but spreads up to 7'. Can also be sheared into a low 3-4' "shake-hands-with-neighbor", hedge. Unsheared growth habit is rounded mounding. No serious insect or disease problems – no sprays required! This female cultivar has bright red berries. Resistant to drought, rabbits and will do well in heavy shade. The most widely planted foundation plant in the U.S. Recommended for zones 4-7.
Iris germanica 'Spirit of Memphis'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height/Habit:34 - 36 inches
Spread:18 - 24 inches
Flowering Date:Midseason (Mid spring), re-blooms late summer to early fall
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:2 GALLON POT
Flower Form: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.
Additional Information:Parentage: Seedling# 68-43-RYB: ('Miss Illini' x 'Grand Baroque') X 'Halloween Party'
Restricted States:AE AK AZ CA GU HI ID MT NV OR PR UT VI WA
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