Iris germanica Savannah Sunset

Savanna Sunset Bearded Iris

 
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Iris germanica Savannah Sunset (Iris germanica) is a tall (36-38”) bearded iris with intense orange flowers and prominent tangerine-orange beards. Savanna Sunset Iris is heavily budded, long-blooming (lasting a full three weeks), and drought resistant.

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Zones 4 - 9
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Good for Cut Flowers
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Annual Rainfall
1020
10 to 20"
2030
20 to 30"
3040
30 to 40" (with care)
Bloom Time Late spring to early summer
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Size Bareroot Plant
SKU HFL5301

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Iris germanica Savannah Sunset (Iris germanica) is a tall, intensely orange bearded iris that won’t fade even on the hottest of days. Wide, ruffled petals and prominent deep-orange beards. Heavily budded, Savanna Sunset Iris grows to 36"-38" tall and offers one of the longest bloom times (three full weeks) of any bearded iris. A drought resistant perennial plant (xeric). Pairs well with white, purple or blue iris varieties.
SKU HFL5301
Common Name Savanna Sunset Bearded Iris
Botanical Name Iris germanica Savannah Sunset
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Flower Color Orange
Mature Height 38" tall
Mature Spread 12" wide; plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Bloom Time Late spring to early summer
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 Average Soil, Drought/Dry Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Amount of Rain 10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)
Advantages Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Good for Cut Flowers, Multiplies / Naturalizes
Ideal Region Anywhere In The US
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

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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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