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Rip City Iris
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Plant a Rainbow in Your Garden

Rich burgundy blooms feature golden yellow highlights and a slightly sweet fragrance.

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.

Zones: 4-9
Height: 37-39 inches
Shade Requirement: Full Sun/Partial Shade

Rip City Iris
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Rip City Iris Product Details

Botanical Name: Iris germanica 'Rip City'

Height: 37-39 inches

Spacing: 18-24 inches apart

Depth: Rhizomes should be slightly exposed.

Spread: 18-24 inches

Sun/Shade: Full Sun/Partial Shade

Color: Close to true carmine red with yellow-orange beards.

Foliage: Glaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves

Blooms: Mid to late spring; Duration 2-3 weeks

Flower Form: Typical iris with ruffled petals. Slightly sweet fragrance.

Soil Requirements: Well drained soil is preferred. Quite tolerant of a wide range of soils, but too much water will rot the rhizomes.

Growth Rate: Fast once established.

Pruning: Remove spent flower stems after flowering. Cut back foliage to 6'' fans in late fall. Clean plant debris before winter to prevent borers from over wintering.

Comments: Closest to a true carmine red as any other iris. High bud count keeps this iris blooming for weeks.

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