Close

Shopping Cart

0 items in cart
Flower Bulbs & Perennials at Wholesale Prices
NOVEMBER SPECIAL: FREE SHIPPING ON YOUR ORDER!
-Apply-

German Iris Baboon Bottom

German Iris Baboon Bottom

Here's an award-winning beauty that is totally unique in the world of German iris. Baboon Bottom boasts a fascinating coloration that you won't find in most gardens. Lovely, well-formed iris emerge bearing soft pink standards that sit proudly above falls that are swirled and streaked in pink and rose with deeper, red-purple stippled accents. Bright tangerine beards are neatly tipped in rose red. Site in borders, cutting gardens and mass plantings for the greatest impact and appeal. Perennializes well, appearing with increased vigor year after year. German iris are very easy to grow with reliable blooms that are naturally deer resistant.
  • Hardiness Zones 3-9
  • Mature Height 26 inches
  • Bloom Time Mid to late spring
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade

We ship this item in Fall

Botanical Name: Iris germanica 'Baboon Bottom'

#71219

Availability: Out of Stock

Plant Spacing Calculator Packed 5 per bag
  • #Bags
  • Cost per bag
  • Save
  • 1
  • $25.00
  • 5 or more
  • $20.00
  • Save 20%
  • 20 or more
  • $16.00
  • Save 36%
$25.00
Buy More and Save! Out Of Stock
Ships in Fall Find ship dates for your zone >
Email me when this item is available!
 

Product Details

  • Restricted States US:

    AE AK GU HI PR
  • Botanical Name :

    Iris germanica 'Baboon Bottom'
  • Ship As :

    Bare Root
  • Size :

    NO.1
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Bouquets, Cut Flowers, Perennializing, Showy Flowers
  • Flower Color :

    pink, white
  • Flower Form :

    Typical iris-like.
  • Foliage Type :

    Glaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves.
  • Mature Spread :

    18 - 24 inches
  • Spacing:

    12 - 24 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions :

    Set rhizome so bottom 1/2 is below ground-level, firm well and water thoroughly.
  • 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 flowering. In late fall, cut back foliage to 15 cm fans. Clean plant debris before winter to prevent borers overwintering.
  • Winter Care :

    None, except to mulch in colder climates for first winter. Remove early in the spring before growth starts.
  • Planting Depth :

    Set rhizome so bottom 1/2 is below ground-level
  • Watering Requirements :

    Average water needs, don't over water
  • Fertilization Requirements :

    Once or twice a year. In spring and summer.
  • Special Care :

    Not needed

Plant Calculator

How Many Plants Do I Need?

  • Determine the amount of square feet in the area to be planted. Use the calculator below or enter square feet
  • Length
  • Width
  • Square Feet
  • ft
  • X
  • ft
  • =
  • ft
  • Enter plant spacing
  • Inches
  • Plants Required:

Shipping Information

K. Van Bourgondien & Sons, Inc. times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time (depending on 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 & Sons, Inc. experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.


       Fall 2018 Shipping Schedule

  • Bulbs and Perennials
    Zones First day to ship Last day to order
    All 9/17/2018 12/10/2018

  • Iris
    Zones First day to ship Last day to order
    1A 8/13/2018 10/29/2018
    1B 8/13/2018 10/29/2018
    2A 8/13/2018 10/29/2018
    2B 8/13/2018 10/29/2018
    3A 8/13/2018 10/29/2018
    3B 8/13/2018 10/29/2018
    4A 8/13/2018 10/29/2018
    4B 8/13/2018 10/29/2018
    5A 8/13/2018 10/29/2018
    5B 8/13/2018 10/29/2018
    6A 8/13/2018 10/29/2018
    6B 8/13/2018 10/29/2018
    7A 8/13/2018 11/12/2018
    7B 8/20/2018 11/12/2018
    8A 8/20/2018 11/12/2018
    8B 8/20/2018 11/12/2018
    9A 8/20/2018 11/12/2018
    9B 8/20/2018 11/12/2018
    10A 8/20/2018 11/12/2018
    10B 8/20/2018 11/12/2018

  • Amaryllis and Paperwhites
    Zones First day to ship Last day to order
    All Zones 10/8/2018 12/25/2018


In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via USPS or FedEx.

Shipping Note:

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 shipping schedule.

Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Your order confirmation will have an estimated shipping time.

When your order is actually shipped you will be sent an updated shipping estimate.

You may check your order status at any time on this website using your email or account number provided on your order confirmation.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.


Click here for zone map.


Ratings & Reviews

We Also Suggest

Back to top
Close