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Iris germanica 'Raptor Red'


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Iris germanica ‘Raptor Red’ has two-toned flowers of burgundy wine and chili-red with gold beards.


Description:
Iris germanica ‘Raptor Red’ is a midseason bloomer with two-toned flowers of burgundy wine and chili-red all contrasting with golden beards. This is a tall, clump-forming bearded iris up to 34 inches tall. Excellent for vertical effect in the landscape. Divide after blooming every 3-4 years to rejuvenate. Trim the foliage back to a third. Plant the rhizomes at or just below soil level. Pollinator attractor. Deer and rabbit resistant.


Common Name: Bearded Iris

Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour: Burgundy

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring - Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits: Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Dry rocky places.

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Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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