Botanical Name: Iris germanica 'Kissed by the Sun'
Spacing: 12 - 24"
Depth: Set rhizome so bottom half is below ground level. Firm well and water thoroughly.
Spread: 12 - 24"
Sun/Shade: Full Sun/Partial Shade
Yield: 20 lbs./ 100 foot row
Color: Pristine white standars and deep daffodil-yellow falls.
Foliage: Glaucous-green, sword like fans of stiff upright leaves with some dying back in colder climates in winter.
Blooms: Mid to late iris season, 2-3 weeks.
Days To Maturity: 68 days
Form: Rhizomatous perennial
Flower Form: Classic iris form with exuberant ruffles and broad, perfectly formed falls.
Soil Requirements: Prefers well drained soil but is tolerant of a wide range of soils.
Growth Rate: Fast once established which takes approximately 4-6 weeks.
Seed Count: about 225 seeds per pkt., 1/2 lb is about 680
Pruning: After flowering and late fall to early winter.
Size: long pods 4 1/2" with average 8 peas per pod
Comments: Huge blooms reach as tall as 7 inches, making an impressive show in the garden! Very much in the modern style, with big, bouncy ruffles, full, rounded form, and wide-spreading falls that make them most of their color. Standards are clean white, falls are sunny yellow and the combination really sings in any planting.
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