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Autumn Sunrise Reblooming Bearded Iris

Iris germanica 'Autumn Sunrise'
SKU: HC017955
$11.99
per Bare Root Plant
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Overview
The warm peach-apricot tones of ‘Autumn Sunrise’ Reblooming Bearded Iris are sure to please as they bloom with a light fragrance from May to June, and then again in late summer to fall. The distinctive dusky veining adds definition, making ‘Autumn Sunrise’ an eye-catching beauty that speaks to the colors of the Southwestern landscape. With smooth, strapping foliage adding interest, Bearded Irises are a drought-tolerant, easy-care garden staple.
key features
Botanical Name
Iris germanica 'Autumn Sunrise'
Advantages
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers, Fragrant
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Soil Moisture
Waterwise, Average
Mature Height
34" tall
Mature Spread
12" wide; plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Bloom Time
Late spring then again in fall

Description

‘Autumn Sunrise’ Reblooming Bearded Iris (Iris germanica) is an inviting combination of soft peach petals highlighted by rosy, burgundy accents. At 34 inches tall, they will harmonize beautifully with the colors of the early summer garden. 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. ‘Autumn Sunrise’ Reblooming Bearded Iris received an American Iris Society Honorable Mention in 2011.
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