Your customers are going to love what this deep violet-blue reblooming iris does for their landscapes and presentation beds. And you will love the exceptional savings you get from buying in bulk crates from K. van Bourgondien! Our garden experts have put together these money-saving crates to give you the best #1 rhizomes at the lowest prices possible. So you can plant large areas of City Lights Reblooming Iris without breaking the bank. A vigorous bloomer, City Lights bestows its rich color and elegant flower form on midseason borders, focal point displays or as a long-lived addition to the cutting garden. Plus, they bloom again later in the summer to the early days of fall.
Hardiness Zones 4-9
Mature Height 37 inches
Bloom Time Midseason flowering. Reblooms late summer/fall. (Mid to late spring and again in late summer-early fall)
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Glaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves with some dying back in colder climates in winter.
Mature Spread :
18 - 24 inches
Planting Instructions :
Set rhizome so bottom half is below ground level. Firm well and water thoroughly. Plant where they will get at least 5 hours of sun per day.
Soil Moisture :
Well drained. Quite tolerant of a wide range of soils.
Will Tolerate :
Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
Pruning Instructions :
Remove spent flower stems after blooming. In late fall, cut back foliage to 6" fans. Clean plant debris before winter to prevent borers overwintering.
Winter Care :
Mulch in colder climates and remove in early spring before growth starts.
Planting Depth :
Watering Requirements :
Average water needs. Do not over-water. Avoid water-logged soils.
Fertilization Requirements :
Once or twice a year in spring and possibly in late summer again.
Special Care :
K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time
climatic conditions) for each area of North America.
We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are
harvested, our staff of K.
van Bourgondien experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.
Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.
Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August.
General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated
schedule.Large orders may be shipped in more than one
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provided on your order confirmation.Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48
contiguous states. Click here for zone map.
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