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Iris TB 'Bishop's Robe'


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Iris ‘Bishop's Robe’ is a fragrant, two-toned bearded Iris with violet-purple standards, dark purple falls, and yellow beards.


Description:
‘Bishop's Robe’ is an early to mid-season bloomer that will bring a touch of royalty to any garden with violet purple standards and rich royal purple falls highlighted with a golden beard. Provides a stunning impact against softer lilacs and contrasting yellows. A tall, clump forming bearded iris 36 inches tall with green, sword-shaped leaves. Excellent for vertical effect in the landscape. Tall Bearded (TB) irises, previously known as Iris germanica, have greyish strap-like, pointed leaves from fleshy rhizomes and tall stems of gorgeous, often fragrant, flowers that come in every colour of the rainbow. Divide every two to three years (or when clumps become congested and flowering decreases) just after blooming. Trim the foliage back to a third and plant the rhizomes at or just below soil level. Deer and rabbit resistant.


Common Name: Bearded Iris - [Summer B&B Pre-Order]

Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring - Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits: Hummingbirds, Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Dry rocky places.

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Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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