Cantina Reblooming Bearded Iris

‘Cantina’ Reblooming Bearded Iris (Iris germanica) will steal the show in the late spring garden with frilled plum-colored standards surrounded by brilliant ultraviolet falls. The blooms are fragrant as well and will rebloom again in late summer. With smooth, strapping foliage adding interest, Bearded Irises are a drought-tolerant, easy-care garden staple.
Zones3 - 9
Advantages
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Easy To Grow
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Deer Resistant
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Rabbit Resistant
fragrant
Fragrant Flower / Foliage
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Good For Cut Flowers
multiplies--naturalizes
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Light Requirements
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Full Sun
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Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Water Tolerance
Low-Water
Mature Height 35" tall
Mature Spread12" wide; plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Bloom TimeEarly summer then again in fall
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Item Package SizeBareroot Plant
SKUHC017960

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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‘Cantina’ Reblooming Bearded Iris adds a powerful punch of color to the late spring garden. At 35 inches tall they will enhance the neighboring flowers with their zesty palette of purples. They will rebloom in late summer as well so have some hummingbird mint or yarrow nearby to accompany the second bloom. Easy to grow, plant them in a sunny spot with good drainage, in groups of three or more for best interest. Keep the top of the rhizomes exposed or even with the top of the soil. Once established, Bearded Irises are drought-tolerant, deer resistant, and rabbit resistant, and will spread and multiply when happy. Reblooming Bearded Irises will bloom a second time, as long as the soil, climate, and garden conditions are well suited. Once flowers have faded, this versatile plant’s eye-catching vertical foliage will continue to enhance the perennial garden. Plant with ornamental grasses and other water-thrifty, late spring bloomers such as Allium and Oriental Poppies. Lavender, Gaillardia, Echinacea, and Salvia will benefit from the striking foliage as a backdrop.
More Information
SKUHC017960
Item Package Size
Bareroot Plant
Common Name
Cantina Reblooming Bearded Iris
Botanical Name
Iris germanica Cantina
Zones
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Flower Color
Yellow, Purple
Mature Height
35" tall
Mature Spread
12" wide; plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Bloom Time
Early summer then again in fall
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
Soil Type
Average Soil, Drought/Dry Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Soil Moisture
Waterwise, Average
Advantages
Easy To Grow, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Good For Cut Flowers, Multiplies / Naturalizes
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Planting Time
Fall
Ships To Canada
No
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