Iris germanica Millennium Sunrise
Bearded Iris Millennium Sunrise
DetailsBearded Iris Millennium Sunrise is a bright apricot/yellow Bearded Iris with large, picture perfect blooms. Its classically formed petals are saturated with vibrant color and have laced and serrated edges. Easily grown in any well-drained garden soil of low to average fertility. The sturdy stems will bear 9-12 bud per stalk at maturity. Keep it blooming by dividing in late summer once every third or fourth year. Early midseason to late blooms. 38-40" tall.
|Common Name||Bearded Iris Millennium Sunrise|
|Botanical Name||Iris germanica Millennium Sunrise|
|Zones||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Flower Color||Orange, Yellow|
|Mature Height||38-40" tall|
|Mature Spread||12" wide; plant rhizomes 12-24" apart|
|Bloom Time||Late spring|
|Planting Depth||Iris should be planted so the tops of the rhizomes are exposed and the roots are spread out facing downwards in the soil. Make sure not to plant the rhizomes too deep.|
|Ships As||Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber|
|Planting Time||Spring / Summer, Fall|
|Soil Type||Sandy Soil, Average Soil|
|Soil Moisture||Drought Resistant / Waterwise|
|Amount of Rain||10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)|
|Advantages||Deer Resistant, Easy to grow, Fragrant Flower / Foliage|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
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