Cobalt-blue, ruffled standards and falls provide refreshing color in mid-spring. Reblooming German Iris Victoria Falls then provides a second wave of color when it reblooms in late summer to early fall. Gorgeous in the garden and a vase, Victoria Falls is a reliable rebloomer and hardy perennial that is resistant to drought, disease and insects. Deer tend to pass it by. Growing 40" tall, iris can be planted in masses or as accent plants. They grow best in full sun to partial shade.
Hardiness Zones 4-9
Mature Height 40 inches
Bloom Time Early midseason to late flowering. Reblooms late summer/fall. (Mid spring, re-blooms late summer to early fall)
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flowers are fan-shaped, with three drooping petals called falls and three upright petals called standards.
Glaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves with some dying back in colder climates in winter.
18 - 24 inches
15 - 18 inches
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.
Well drained preferred. Quite tolerant of a wide range of soils.
Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
Remove spent flower stems after blooming. In late fall, cut back foliage to 6" fans. Clean plant debris before winter to prevent borers overwintering.
Mulch in colder climates and remove in early spring before growth starts.
Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
Once per year
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