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Iris Germanica

Iris Batik growing at Sensible Gardening and Living

Probably better know as German Iris or Tall Bearded Iris. A great garden plant that is easy care and reliable. These Iris grow from around 2 feet up to 4 feet tall. Blooming in late spring they put on a spectacular show in a rainbow of colors and combinations. Iris ‘Batik’ Iris ‘Rock Star’   Pros: multiple color choices, hardy,…

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Reviving Your Bearded Iris

Variegated Iris at Sensible Gardening and Living

Tall bearded iris (Iris germanica) are stunning in the June and July garden borders. A wonderful plant that can become an addiction as the vibrant color ranges and combinations are almost endless. Bearded irises do very well in northern gardens, living through severe cold winters and dessert hot summers. Iris have rhizomes which should be planted in a shallow hole…

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