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Gnus Flash Iris

Plant a Rainbow in Your Garden


Silvery-white streaks splash across gray-tan standards and dark grape falls.

The large, showy blooms of German Irises come in a stunning assortment of color combinations all guaranteed to bring bright beauty to your spring time garden and cut-flower arrangements. Sword-like fans of foliage remain attractive all season. Carefree plants grow 28-38 in. tall in full sun or partial shade. Must be planted in fall for spring blooming. Bareroot. Zones 4-9.
  • Zone 4-9 (-20 degrees F)
  • Height 38"
  • Shade Required Partial shade to full sun

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  • Botanical Name: Iris germanica 'Gnus Flash'; Family iridaceae (iris family)
  • Height: 38"
  • Spacing: 18-24"
  • Depth: Dig a shalow hole 2-4" deep and twice as wide as the rhizome. Place the rhizome on a small mound in the middle of this hole and spread the roots. Fill the hole with soil, but only partially cover the rhizome. Water thoroughly
  • Spread: 18-24"
  • Sun/Shade: Partial shade to full sun
  • Color: Amoena style iris with unusual coloration; silvery white streaks splashed across grayish-tan standards and dark grape falls
  • Foliage: Fans of long sword-like gray green blades
  • Blooms: Mid to late spring for 2-3 weeks
  • Form: Rhizomoatous perennial
  • Flower Form: Slight, ruffling; typical iris-like
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained; quite tolerant of a wide range of soils
  • Growth Rate: Fast once established
  • Pruning: Cut back foliage to 6" fans in late fall. clean plant debris before winter to prevent borers from overwintering. Prune late fall to early winter
  • Comments: In colder climates, mulch for the first winter to prevent heaving of plants from alternate freezing and thawing weather. Shipped in fall. Unique color and good growth habit.

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