The Clarence Tall Bearded Iris (Iris germanica 'Clarence') may have the perfect balance of violet and blue, but a yard full of these beauties will have you feeling anything but the blues. This delightful and demur Irises will add elegance to your yard.
If you're a fan of glorious blooms, you'll love late spring with your Clarence Tall Bearded Irises. This plant produces numerous dramatic 5-inch blooms that tower above its attractive green foliage on strong stems.
These flowers perfected the ombre effect! They feature soft blue-violet that fades to a silky white on their standards with falls that are creamy white at the center and transition to a bright blue-violet on the ruffled edges. Its creamy beards blend with the white that streaks outward.
These late spring blooms are a favorite of hummingbirds. But they're not the only winged creature that loves them. Butterflies can't resist their spicy fragrant scent.
This iris is easy to grow. When you first plant it, make a small mound of soil and plant it in the center. Make sure its rhizome is visible unless you live in a hot climate. Then water it well while it takes root over the course of two to three weeks.
Clarence Tall Bearded Irises prefer soil that drains well and medium or low moisture. They grow best in a bright spot that receives plenty of sun or a partially shaded area. Once established, this iris is quite drought tolerant. They're also deer and rabbit resistant. This variety can rebloom again in fall in many climates.
Add some softness to your rock garden with a group of happy Clarence Irises. This flower also looks amazing as a border or specimen. They do well in containers as long as they don't sit in water. If you want to add drama to a flower arrangement, keep a few of these in waiting in your cutting garden.
No matter where you plant your Clarence Tall Bearded Iris, you'll be thankful. These peaceful beauties are the perfect choice for reliable blooms year after year. Don't miss out on your chance for this talk-of-the-town iris and order yours today!
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.
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|
|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|
|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|
|#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|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#6 Container||Ranges from||5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 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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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Iris germanica 'Clarence'|
|Mature Height||35 inches|
|Mature Spread||12 - 18 inches|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Flower Color||Light Blue standards, Darker Blue falls, White beard|
|Foliage Color||Gray Green|