A sweet way to round out a border or garden bed, generous plantings of Ice Cream Japanese Dinnerplate Iris make excellent conversation starters as well as creative and colorful displays. Boasting a massive 6" size, the creamy white blooms have soft blue accents and bright yellow centers. And though they share the same classic flower form as traditional iris ensata, the similarity ends there. That's because Ice Cream's blooms are nearly twice the size of typical garden-variety Japanese cultivars, giving them a leg up in borders, garden beds and cut-flower arrangements. Customers with moist soil sites will love Ice Cream's performance and versatility, too. Plant them near water features or along the edge of a pond. They naturalize nicely, returning yearly with greater vigor and increased bloom.
Hardiness Zones 4-9
Mature Height 36 - 40 inches
Bloom Time June (Early summer)
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
Fertilization Requirements :
Once per year
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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