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Cool Shades Dutch Iris Mixture
- Light: Sun to Part Shade
- Size: 9-10 cm bulb
- Zone: 5 to 9
- Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer
- Height: 18-24", 24-36"
- Soil Requirement: Well drained
- Deer Resistant
- SKU: 69065
- Availability: In Stock
For each offer ordered, get 12
Unwind with the Cool Shades Dutch Iris Mixture. This tranquil collection includes single and bicoloured irises in shades of white, violet and blue. Trios of small, gently curved standards rise up amidst a trinity of large, delicately ruffled falls. The falls are accented with a bright yellow stripe down each petal's centre, which perfectly complements these irises's hushed hues. This Iris hollandica mix blooms in late spring and continues to flower through early summer.
Irises love to sunbathe and will thrive when exposed to full sunlight for at least half the day. They flourish in their own bed where they will receive little to no shade from other plants, as well as plenty of water. Plant your iris bulbs in the fall, about 4 inches deep and 3 to 4 inches apart in well-drained clay, loamy or sandy soil. This Dutch iris mix is hardy in zones 5 though 9 and is deer resistant.
Consider showing off this mixture's colour range by planting these irises in large, dense groups. Their lavish blooms will attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard. These stunning 20- to 24-inch tall irises are also an excellent addition to spring flower bouquets and will look wonderful when paired with pastel daffodils or cool-coloured tulips. Soothe your garden and your soul with the Cool Shades Dutch Iris mixture.
- Botanical Name Iris hollandica
- Form Perennial
- Hardiness Zone 5-9
- Flowering Time Late Spring, Early Summer
- Light Requirements Sun to Part Shade
- Flower Color Shades of bue, lilac and white.
- Flower Form Flowers are fan-shaped, with three drooping petals calles falls and three upright petals called standards
- Foliage Type Medium green, grass-like foliage
- Growth Rate Medium
- Zones 5 to 9
- Height/Habit 18-24", 24-36"
- Spread 3 - 4 inches
- Planting Instructions 4" deep and 3-4" apart
- Soil Requirements Well drained
- Will Tolerate Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
- Pruning After blooming, cut the withered flower at the top of the stem to prevent seed production and then allow the leaves to wither and turn brown before removing them. The green leaves provide nourishment for the bulbs.
Breck's Shipping Schedule
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule.
|2018 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|1AB-7A||8/13/18 - 10/26/18|
|7B-13B||8/22/18 - 10/26/18|
|Last Order Date||10/15/18|
|ZONES||Bulbs from Holland|
|1AB-5AB||8/15/18 - 12/16/18|
|6AB-7AB||8/22/18 - 12/16/18|
|8AB-13AB||8/29/18 - 12/16/18|
|Last Order Date||12/12/2018|
|1AB-13B||9/6/18 - 12/16/18|
|Last Order Date||12/12/2018|
|2019 Spring Shipping Schedule|
|ZONES||Bareroot Perennials & Bulbs|
|1AB - 5A||3/19/19- 6/16/19|
|5B||2/26/19 - 6/16/19|
|6A & 10AB||2/19/19 - 6/16/19|
|Last Order Date||6/18/2019|
|1AB - 5A||4/16/19- 6/1/19|
|5A||4/12/19 - 6/1/19|
|5B||3/19/19 - 6/1/19|
|6A & 6B||3/5/19 - 6/1/19|
|7A & 7B||2/26/19 - 6/1/19|
|8A & 8B||2/19/19 - 6/1/19|
|9A - 10B||1/22/19 - 6/1/19|
|Last Order Date||5/28/2019|
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule above.
Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.
To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx. Large orders may be shippied in more than one package.
Bulb and perennial shipments direct from Holland are harvested in July and August dependent on the season and crop. Once fully inspected and packaged they are shippied direct to you in the most efficient manner to follow the dates above.
Upon placing your order you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate.
You will also receive an email notification when your order actually ships with an updated arrival estimate.
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If they are in stock, Garden Essentials ship within 4-7 days.
Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.
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Our shipping and handling charges are as follows:
|Up to $40.00 order-||$9.95|
|$40.01 to $60.00-||$12.95|
|$60.01 to $80.00-||$14.95|
|$80.01 to $100.00-||$16.95|
|$100.01 to over-||$18.95|