Iris 'Earl Of Essex' Iris 'Earl Of Essex'

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Iris 'Earl Of Essex'

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  • Rebloomer,
  • Great Bi Color,
  • Great Early Spring Color,
Common Name:Tall Bearded Iris
Plant Type:Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 What is my zone?
Height:3 - 3 Feet
Spread:3 - 3 Feet
Exposure:Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions:Bee-Friendly
Critter Resistance:Deer, Rabbit
Flower Color:Purple Shades

Availability: In stock

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Iris 'Earl Of Essex' - 5" Pot
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Regular Price: $17.99

Special Price $9.99



(Tall Bearded Iris) Such a beautiful contrast of crisp white and royal purple is what Iris 'Earl of Essex' brings to the garden. Standing 35 inches tall when in bloom, 'Earl of Essex' is an early season bloomer bringing color to your spring to early summer garden. Grown in full sun to part shade, 'Earl of Essex' Iris is drought tolerant, salt tolerant and easy to grow. Grown in mass or as a focal point, Iris bring spring beauty to the garden. Enjoy 'Earl of Essex' Iris, a deer and rabbit resistant perennial. They flourish in any garden, but must have good drainage. They do not like their feet wet. Iris should be fertilized at least three time a year for best performance.
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Iris germanica 'Earl Of Essex'

Common Name Tall Bearded Iris
USDA Hardiness Zone 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Plant Type Perennial
Sun Exposure Full Sun (+6 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Dry, Moderate
Nature Attractions Bee-Friendly
Critter Resistance Deer, Rabbit
Flower Color Purple Shades
Attributes Cut Flower or Foliage, Deciduous, Dried Flower, Drought Tolerant, Fragrant
Design Use Border, Massing, Specimen
Season of Interest (Flowering) Late Spring or Early Summer, Late Summer

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