Botanical Name: Iris germanica 'Cranberry Swirl'
Spacing: 12 - 24"
Depth: Set rhizomes so bottom half is below ground level. Firm well and water thoroughly.
Spread: 12 - 24"
Sun/Shade: Full Sun/Partial Shade
Color: Bright pink standards and rich raspberry-rose on the falls, edged by a distinct band that repeats the pink color of the standards.
Foliage: Glaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves in spring and summer with some die back in winter in colder climates.
Blooms: Mid Iris season, 2-3 weeks.
Form: Rhizomatous perennial
Flower Form: Classic iris form, ruffled.
Soil Requirements: Perfers well drained soil, but is tolerant of a wide range of soils. At least 5 hours of sun each day.
Growth Rate: Fast once established, which takes approximately 4-6 weeks.
Pruning: Late fall to early winter. Remove spent flower stems. Cut back foliage to 6" fans in late fall.
Comments: A new Iris chosen for its gorgeous, clear coloring. Absolutely stunning combined with blue! The blooms are a nice, large size, and display their velvety colors on broad, ruffled petals very much in the modern look.
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