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Iris TB ‘Breakers’


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'Breakers' is a very ruffled, bubbly and effervescent iris with medium blue to deep blue flowers.


Description:
'Breakers' is a very ruffled, bubbly and effervescent medium blue to deep blue. Each well-branched stem produces 8-10 fragrant flowers. Can re-bloom in fall! 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

Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Shade

Height: 2-4'

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Early and Late Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Dry rocky places.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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