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Iris germanica 'Fortunate Son'

Iris germanica 'Fortunate Son' - Tall Bearded Iris

More About Iris germanica 'Fortunate Son'

  • Deep burgundy blooms with blue beards
  • Petals have a metallic shimmer in the sun
  • Noted for its vigorous growth and substantial flower count
  • Thick, light green, sword-like blades
  • Bloom Time: May to June
  • Flower Height: 95 cm

Zone:

3

Height:

50-60 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Burgundy,Yellow
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Tall Bearded Iris Growing and Maintenance Tips

Iris germanica grow best in a moist to average, well-drained soil, in full sun. They dislike wet conditions and excess winter moisture. Ensure that the rhizome is slightly about soil level when planting. Once the flowers are spent, remove stalks to keep a tidy looking plant. If plants are overcrowded, flowers will not be as prolific.


Iris germanica 'Fortunate Son' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Fragrant
Fragrant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Rebloomer
Lt. Spr-Sum
Fall
Spring

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen