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Bearded Iris Burgundy Party

27 May 2019 1:00 AM | Brenda Peshak
Bearded Iris Burgundy Party

Bearded Iris Burgundy Party  is one of the most distinct irises you will see at Demonstration Garden. Mid spring is an ideal time to begin viewing these beauties. The beard of this lovely flower is yellow while the two tone color is stunningly impressive. The falls are a distinct burgundy or wine color and the standards are the perfect highlight of light pink to lavender.

Facts about Common Name:

Scientific Name : Iris gemanica
Variety, cultivar, or trademark name Burgundy Party
Bloom Time Mid May
Type or Average Life Span:  Perennial
Height:  38″
Propagation:  Division

Good things to know about Bearded Irises :

Bearded irises are deer resistant and easy to grow. Though they appreciate moisture while establishing, once established are very drought resistant.  Preference is a sunny locations but can also grow in some shaded areas. Zones 3 to 9 hardy, they should be planted early spring or in the fall when they are dormant.

You will find Burgundy Party Bearded Iris in the Bulb Bed at Demonstration Garden.

You can find bearded irises throughout Demonstration Garden. This variety can be found in the bulb bed at Demonstration Garden. You can divide them about every 4 years to avoid overcrowding  which can lead to disease such as bacterial soft rot. The best time to divide and transplant is in the fall when they are dormant. Rhizomes should be at the surface with roots going down into the trench.

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