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Breck's® Showtime Bearded Iris Collection

Breck's® Showtime Bearded Iris Collection

  • Light

    Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Size

    Rhizomes
  • Zone

    4-9
  • Bloom Time

    Mid to late spring
  • Height

    33 - 40 inches
  • Soil Requirement

    Well drained preferred. Quite tolerant of a wide range of soils although.
  • Deer Resistant

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Description

Rare Iris Hues for Your Garden
Our Showtime Bearded Iris Collection is filled with some of the most extraordinary colourations. These varieties will create a rainbow of breathtaking hues in your mid- to late-spring garden. Iris flowers, with their swirling standards and curling falls, have given us some of the most dynamic, dramatic, and thrilling colours in the garden. This is all thanks to their hints, highlights, bitones, tritones, edges, lines and contrasts of colour. In fact, iris means rainbow in Greek! This iris collection, filled with some of Breck's® most unique and rare iris bulb varieties, will create a stunning showcase of color in your yard. Some other features of these blooms are:

  • Easy to grow
  • Winter hardy in zones 4-9
  • Thrives in sun to part shade
  • Long-lasting cut flowers

Iris Anatomy 101
With literally thousands of variations of tall bearded iris in the world, it helps to identify these beautiful blossoms by their three main parts:

Standards: The three upper iris petals that stand at attention, curving to meet each other at their highest point. Standards can be ruffled or lacy, solid or multicoloured.
Beards: The fuzzy flower accents that look like colourful caterpillars! Beards not only give the bearded iris its name, they help guide pollinators to the treasure trove of nectar inside.
Falls: Often a contrasting colour to the standards, the falls consist of three downward curving petals that highlight the beards and complete the distinctive iris look!

This iris collection includes one each of the following varieties:

  • Florentine Silk: This abundant bloomer has a rare colour combination of blue and pink, excellent broad form and plenty of ruffles. It's easy to see why Florentine Silk iris flowers have already won two prestigious awards from the American Iris Society. Grows 40" tall.

  • Redneck Girl: Its saturated dark red falls flare beneath dusky purple-red standards and blue beards to create a regal, velvety appearance. Large, 6" flowers open from 6-7 socketed buds on two-branch stems. Grows 36" tall.

  • I Pink I Can: Here's a gently ruffled, award-winning iris bulbs in a delicious shade of cotton candy pink that brings brio to any garden bed or border. Its red beards and deeper pink shading in the middle of the falls add to its sweetness. Yields eight flowers per stem. Grows 28" tall.

  • Fall Fiesta:Festive and vibrant, these ruffled flowers feature deep golden-yellow falls accented with rich amber-tan tones. Atop are elegant, snowy white standards with soft yellow highlights and glittering gold beards. Grows 36" tall.

  • Drifting: This bicolour variety possesses large, 6" blooms with billowy white standards and regally ruffled, royal blue falls. A past winner of the Florence International Iris Competition. Grows 40" tall.

  • Blackwater: A magnificent, award-winning black iris bulbs with traces of dark purple and dramatic ruffling that give it an alluring air of mystery. Its velvety petals give the dusky blooms a palpable texture. Grows 38" tall.

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Details

  • Botanical NameCollection of various Bearded Iris
  • FormPerennial
  • Hardiness Zone4-9
  • Flowering TimeMid to late spring
  • Light RequirementsFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • Flower ColorCollection of various colors
  • Flower FormFlowers are fan-shaped, with three drooping petals called falls and three upright petals called standards.
  • Foliage TypeGlaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves with some dying back in colder climates in winter.
  • Growth RateMedium
  • Height/Habit33 - 40 inches
  • Spread15 - 18 inches
  • Planting InstructionsSet 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 RequirementsWell drained preferred. Quite tolerant of a wide range of soils although.
  • Will TolerateAcidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • PruningRemove spent flower stems after blooming. In late fall, cut back foliage to 6" fans. Clean plant debris before winter to prevent borers overwintering.

Growing Tips

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Important Shipping Notes:

Upon placing your order you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a shipping estimate. You will also receive an email notification when your order actually ships with an updated arrival estimate. If you have ordered multiple items, you may receive them in more than one shipment. We will send you a separate email confirming each shipment.

At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule below.

Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.

To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx based on your hardiness zone.. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Bulb and perennial shipments direct from Holland are harvested in July and August dependent on the season and crop. Once fully inspected and packaged they are shipped direct to you in the most efficient manner to follow the dates above.

Garden hardgoods and Gift Certificates ship with in 4-7 day.

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

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

FALL Shipping Schedule

  • Iris
    Zones Shipping Dates Last Order Date
    1AB - 7A 8/12/20 - 11/1/20 10/28/2020
    7B - 10B 8/19/20 - 11/15/20 11/11/2020
  • Bulbs from Holland
    Zones Shipping Dates
    1AB - 7AB 8/12/20 - 12/13/20
    8AB - 10AB 8/26/20 - 12/13/20
    Last Order Date 12/09/2020
  • Bareroot Perennials
    Zones Shipping Dates
    1AB - 10B 9/15/20 - 11/29/20
    Last Order Date 11/25/2020
  • 5" Potted Roses
    Zones Shipping Dates
    1AB - 10B 8/17/20 - 9/18/20
    Last Order Date 9/14/2020
  • Hedges and Shrubs
    Zones Shipping Dates
    1A - 4B 9/9/20 - 10/30/20
    5A 9/9/20 - 10/30/20
    5B 9/9/20 - 10/30/20
    6A - 6B 9/9/20 - 10/30/20
    7A - 7B 9/9/20 - 10/30/20
    8A - 8B 9/9/20 - 10/30/20
    9A - 10B 9/9/20 - 10/30/20
    Last Order Date 10/26/2020
  • House Plants
    Zones Shipping Dates Last Order Date
    3AB - 6AB 7/6/20 - 10/23/20 10/19/2020
    7AB - 10AB 7/6/20 - 11/2/20 10/6/2020
  • Shipping & Handling Charges
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    Up to $40.00 order $9.95
    $40.01 to $60.00 $12.95
    $60.01 to $80.00 $14.95
    $80.01 to $100.00 $16.95
    $100.01 to over $18.95

See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you have any questions, please call Customer Service at (513) 354-1512 or contact us at service@brecks.com.

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