Best Bet Iris

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4473

Gorgeous Reblooming Bearded Iris and reblooming too? You bet! The Best Bet Reblooming Iris (Iris germanica 'Best Bet') is an incredible specimen with royal blue to dark purple falls and big curvy pale lavender-blue flags! You'll adore the ruffled edges of these incredible blooms!

The tall dark vertical spears of vivid green rise up and become fantastic backdrops for the June bloom of these fragrant two-tone blooms! Then in the fall, enjoy a second flush of flowers! Backed by the vertical sword-like foliage in a handsome green, you'll enjoy these plants for three seasons out of the year! The butterflies and hummingbirds will appreciate both flushes of nectar!

Incredibly easy to grow and tolerant of a wide range of growing zones, soil types, and moisture availability, German Iris are perfect for novice and experienced gardeners alike! Best Bet Reblooming Iris is very cold-hardy throughout USDA growing zones 3-9 and are fast-growing, tolerates Black Walnut tree juglone, is very easy-care, and best of all - Iris are deer and rabbit-resistant!

Planting and Application:

Best Bet is perfect for the perennial border, cottage garden, and perennial beds and as vertical accents in the landscape! Line the cool side of your home's foundation with these upright low-maintenance perennials or add rows to the back of garden borders to highlight all other plants delightfully! Add some to a cutting garden for elegant bouquet blooms!

Taking up little space, small garden plots and containers gain height and color with these small-footprint plants. Don't worry about overcrowding, because Iris rhizomes won't mind sharing, just be sure to not let them become the ones getting smothered! They can tolerate moisture so plant them around a Rain Garden or water feature.

  • Two-Tone Dark & Light Royal Lavender-Blue Blooms
  • Fragrant & Reblooming
  • Vibrant Green Spear-Like Foliage
  • Space-Saving Upright Growth
  • Rows, Borders, Edging, Containers & Pollinator Gardens

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Bearded Iris loves full sun and part shade, appreciating the latter when planted in the hottest of its preferred USDA zones 3-9. Iris are highly adaptable to soil and water, just be sure to water well to get established. They also appreciate a protective layer of mulch. Learn more about planting and transplanting Iris, and Iris division Here in our Garden Blog!

  • Full Sun & Partial Shade
  • Adaptable Moisture & Soil Needs
  • Mulch Well
  • Deadhead for Repeat Bloom
  • Divide Every Few Years
  • Juglone Tolerant

Don't take a gamble with your landscape, order the Best Bet Reblooming Iris Plants from NatureHills.com and we guarantee delivery right on time for fall bulb planting based on your growing zone and climate! Order one of the easiest perennials with stunning blooms on the market today!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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From To S&H
0 - 19.99 18.99
20 - 49.99 21.99
50 - 69.99 24.99
70 - 99.99 29.99
100 - 129.99 34.99
130 - 149.99 41.99
150 - 150+ Approx 27%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Growing Zones 3-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Iris germanica 'Best Bet'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 36 inches
Mature Spread 1 - 2 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Well Drained Soil
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color Purple & White
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Foliage Yellows