Large, icy blue and white ruffled blooms are real eye-catchers! The frothy flowers have a very broad form and extra-ruffled petals!
With their full ruffled falls, lush upright petals and a dizzying array of color combinations, German Iris rival orchids for beauty, but are much easier to grow. Each sturdy stem has several buds just waiting for their turn to shine. A steady progression of blooms keeps beds, borders and rock gardens alive with color in late spring. Plant all eight varieties for a bold and beautiful display in your garden. The landscape possibilities are endless!
Light: Full sun to partial shade
Bloom Time: Late Spring
Zones: 4 to 9
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Adoragon German Iris Product Details
Iris germanica 'Adoragon'
Partial Shade/Full Sun
12" - 24" Closer planting will give immediate effect but will need thinning sooner.
12" - 24"
Zones 4 - 9 (-30 F)
Glaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves in spring and summer with some dying back in colder climates in winter.
Typical iris-like with extremely ruffled petals
Icy Blue and white
Mid season iris (Late Spring)
Set rhizomes so the bottom half is below ground level. Firm well, and water thoroughly
Prefers well drained soil, but is quite tolerant of a wide range of soils.
Fast once established which takes approximately 4-6 weeks.
Adoragon exemplifies the new look in Iris - an extravagance of ruffles gracing a very broad form. Adoragon creates a froth of icy blue and white that really catches they eye in the garden! Large 6 to7-inch blooms top sturdy stems in the midseason.
Cut back foliage to a 6" fan size in late fall. Clean up plant debris before winter to prevent borers from overwintering.