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Orinoco Flow German Iris

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 25 inches
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Flowering Date: Early to midseason
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Orinoco Flow German Iris

Description
Dykes Medal winner combines heavily ruffled form, clean white petals stitched with deep blue-violet plicata markings and pleasing, light fragrance. Blooms early to mid season. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Grows 25" tall. Deer tend to avoid. Zones 3-9. Iris germanica 'Oronico Flow'
Product Details
  • Season Fall
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameIris germanica 'Orinoco Flow'
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread18 - 24 inches
  • Spacing18 - 24 inches
  • Hardiness Zone3-9
  • Flowering DateEarly to midseason
  • Planting InstructionsSet the rhizomes so bottom 1/2 is below ground level. Firm well and water thoroughly. Provide at least 5 hours of sun each day.
  • Winter CareMulch iin colder climates and remove mulch in spring before growth starts.
  • Flower Color:blue
  • Flower FormLarge flower size, extremely ruffled, strongly upright standards, and broad, full falls that make a maximum show of color
  • Foliage TypeGlaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves in spring and summer with some dying back in colder climates in winter.
  • Soil RequirementWell drained soil preferred, but is quite tolerant of a wide range of soils.
  • PruningRemove spent flower stems. Cut back foliage to 6" fans in late fall. Clean plant debris before winter to prevent borers overwintering. Late fall, early winter.
  • Unique CharactersticsVery dramatic blue-violet plicata markings on pure white petals. Heavily ruffled form. Slightly fragrant.
  • ShippedNO.1 BR
  • Height/Habit25 inches
  • Growth RateFast once established, which takes approximately 4-6 weeks
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Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2017 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants
1A-2B 9/5/2017 – 11/3/2017
3A-10B 9/5/2017 - 11/17/2017
Last Order Date Zones 1-2: 10/30/2017
Zones 3-10: 11/13/2017

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