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'Harvest of Memories' Yellow Bearded Iris -
Tall Bearded Irises are the spring flowering staple for gardens. This yellow flowering perennial is a dependable bloomer in spring and then again in summer and fall. This strong growers produces stems topped with brilliantly solid yellow flowers with ruffled petals. Plant this yellow iris near outdoor sitting areas to take advantage of its sweet fragrance.
The Harvest of Memories Iris is a tall bearded iris and will flower most in full sun. Does not tolerate wet feet or continually wet/damp areas as it causes root rot. Plant bearded irises in well drained soil. This yellow iris grows up to 38 inches tall with a spread of 12 to 18 inches wide. Plant 14 to 16 inches apart to keep good circulation.
Companion plants for iris are other irises such as the Feed Back Purple Iris.
How to Grow Tall Bearded Irises
Plant 14 to 16 inches apart to keep good circulation. Rhizomes should only be lightly covered by soil at 1 to 2 inches deep to prevent rot.
Fertilize 3 times each year - when new growth appears, after blooming and in fall. Recommended fertilize is one with no nitrogen or 0-10-10 to work into soil.
As with daylilies, be sure to divide your irises every 3rd year to keep them looking their best. Dig up clump and using a sharp knife, cut the rhizomes apart. Keep the newer around the outer edge and discard old woody centers.
Yellow Harvest of Memories Iris is available as:
- 3.5 Inch Pot
- One Gallon Pot
Orders shipping to CA and AZ will be bare rooted before being prepped for shipping.