Unique variety produces fiery orange fruit resembling the tissue paper globes known as Chinese Lanterns. Hardy and easy to grow, this variety adds an attractive spot of color for borders and bouquets or dried arrangements. The inconsequential flowers in spring are white, but the fruit that follows is highly ornamental. As an aggressive grower, be sure to plant where it has room to spread.
Planting InstructionsDig hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Work soil around the roots, firm well and water thoroughly.
Winter CareNone as it is very hardy
Flower Form1" - 1 1/2" wide carried in the leaf axils
Foliage TypeOvate, up to 5" long, mid green
Soil RequirementHumusy enriched so it retails moisture
Additional InformationVigorous spreader. Give plenty of room to grow.
Unique CharactersticsA striking bi-colored reblooming iris with large, bold flowers in an unusual blend of bright yellow standards and maroon red falls. The yellow beards and lighter marking around the center of the petals gives an even more startling look to the flowers. A rare addition to a border or flower arrangement. This iris is an especially wonderful color combination for the late summer to early fall garden.
ShippedNO. 1 BAREROOT
Height/Habit18 - 24 inches
Growth RateFast once established which takes 2 -3 weeks