Bearded Iris 'Grand Canyon Sunset'

Impressively profuse blooms in vivid sunset hues.

Blooms early summer

Evocative of its namesake, this enchanting U.S.-grown bearded iris bears blooms of gorgeous sunset-orange and apricot, with pale violet falls edged in rusty orange. Plants reach 35” tall, with up to ten blooms per stem! Blooms in May/June, and prefers full to partial sun.

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Bearded Iris should be planted in full sun to partial shade - they require at least 6 hours of sunlight per day. They perform best in well-drained soil and should be planted on the surface of the soil with any roots facing down and buried, with the fan of the leaves and the upper surface of the rhizome facing up and exposed. Provide a layer of light mulch (such as straw or leaves) the first winter, but remove this as soon as the weather warms in spring; beyond this do not mulch.
Water in after transplanting; beyond that only provide water if it is extremely dry.
Plants benefit from a low nitrogen fertilizer in early spring and just after blooming to nourish the rhizomes. Apply fertilizer around the rhizomes, but not directly onto them.
Remove spent flowerheads after blooming is finished, and prune back the foliage to about 6" in fall after several frosts have occurred.
Bearded Iris like a lot of airflow and don't do well when crowded, so as your clumps grow they should be divided every 3-4 years to maintain 16" spacing.

Bloom Season Early Summer
Planting Depth Surface
Bulb spacing 16"
Bulbs per Square Foot 1
Height at Maturity 35"
Sun Preference Full to Partial Sun
Hardiness Zone Range 4-9
Naturalizes? Yes

Bearded Iris will start shipping in September. If your order contains products with different ship dates, your items will be shipped as they become available, on or after the shipping dates indicated on the product above. If there are multiple ship dates, the shipping quote you will receive will cover these multiple shipments.

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