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Out of Season Presby's Crown Jewel German Iris
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Presby's Crown Jewel German Iris

Prized for its Dramatic Contrasting Coloration!

When you're searching for that one iris that is sure to make your garden pop, consider Presby's Crown Jewel. You'll marvel at your mid- to late-springflower beds and back borders when they are filled with big, 6" irises of pristine white finely edged in a deep, rich blue-violet plicata trim. Soft yellow beards add just the right amount of complementary color. Each sturdy stem holds 7-9 flowers for a very full display with little maintenance required to keep them healthy and happy. Crown Jewel is tall—reaching up to 36" in height—and looks superb planted along a sunny fenceline or foundation. Exhibits superior disease and insect resistance, and tolerates a range of soils. Zones 4-9.



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  • Botanical Name: Iris germanica 'Presby's Crown Jewel'
  • Height: 36 inches
  • Spacing: 15 - 18 inches
  • Depth: Set rhizome so bottom half is below ground level. Firm well and water thoroughly. Plant where they will get at least 5 hours of sun per day
  • Spread: 15 - 18 inches
  • Light Required: Full Sun;Half Sun / Half Shade
  • Color: Snow white with a sharp blue rim.
  • Foliage: Glaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves with some dying back in colder climates in winter
  • Blooms: Mid to late spring.
  • Zone: 4-9
  • Form: Rhizomatous perennial.
  • Flower Form: 6 inch flowers are fan-shaped, with three drooping petals called falls and three upright petals called standards
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained soil. Quite tolerant of a wide range of soils. Will Tolerate Clay Soil;Loamy Soil;Sandy Soil
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Pruning: Remove spent flower stems after blooming. In late fall, cut back foliage to 6" fans. Clean plant debris before winter to prevent borers overwintering

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