Zesting Lemons Bearded Iris is as refreshing as a glass of ice-cold lemonade on a hot day! Large, 4.5" laced flowers are fan-shaped attracting butterflies and pollinators. Orange beards highlight the yellow-trimmed falls of this award-winning and easy-to-grow variety bringing a touch of sunshine into your garden. Excellent in borders, containers or planted en masse. And don't forget to bring the refreshing beauty of Zesting Lemons indoors in a cut flower arrangement.
Height 34 - 36 inches
Bloom Time Late Spring-Early Summer
Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade
Ship As #1 RHIZOME
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Iris germanica 'Zesting Lemons'
Height:34 - 36 inches
Ship As:#1 RHIZOME
Spacing:12 - 24 inches
Spread:12 - 24 inches
Light Requirements:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Color:Yellow, White, Mixed
Foliage Type:Glaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves with some dying back in colder climates in winter.
Bloom Time:Late Spring-Early Summer
Flower Form:4.5" laced flowers are fan-shaped, with three drooping petals called falls and three upright petals called standards.
Planting Instructions:Plant the rhizomes shallowly so top half of rhizome is exposed.
Soil Requirements:Well drained preferred. Quite tolerant of a wide range of soils.
Growth Rate:Fast once established, which takes approximately 6-8 weeks.
Pruning:Cut foliage back to a 6" fan. Clean plant debris before winter to prevent borers from over wintering.
Winter Care:Mulch in colder climates and remove in early spring before growth starts.
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