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Zesting Lemons Bearded Iris

Refreshing lemon-yellow falls add zest
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Zesting Lemons Bearded Iris

Refreshing lemon-yellow falls add zest
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.
  • Zone 4-9
  • Height 34 - 36 inches
  • Bloom Time Late Spring-Early Summer
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Ship As #1 RHIZOME
We ship this item in Fall. Cannot ship to: AE AK GU HI PR
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  • Botanical Name:

    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.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR

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