Gnu Again Tall Bearded Iris
A Sea of Purple: Gnu Again Tall Bearded Iris
- Deep Purple Blossoms With Splashes of White
- A Reliable Perennial
- Tall, Strong, and Sturdy
If your garden is in need of a 'gnu' look, you have to order yourself some Gnu Again Tall Bearded Irises (Iris germanica 'Gnu Again'). This Iris offers a vision of true purple with its voluminous, violet blooms. This dreamy iris blooms year after year without much fuss or muss.
Like other tall bearded irises, the Gnu Again Tall Bearded Iris has strong stems which help it reach heights that set it high above any other flowers. During the pinnacle of spring this iris explodes with giant purple blooms streaked with white. The Gnu Again Iris will feel new again each year you discover its meteor shower-like blossoms with their fuzzy honey-yellow beards.
And when this lovely plant isn't in bloom, it continues to make an attractive border with its strong, stiff, bright green foliage.
Fill your garden with purple ruffles by planting a row of these in your perennial border. They also look lovely set-off against bright greens or the backdrop of your home as a foundation plant. These sturdy flowers are an ideal choice for a garden path or as a mass planting nearby a bench where you can admire them.
You can't go wrong wherever your plant these perfectly purple blossoms. Just be sure to water your Gnu Again well while it roots and provide well drained soil, so its roots won't sit in water. It does best with a mound of soil for water to run down.
For the best showing of flowers, plant your Gnu Again Tall Bearded Iris in a sunny area. This tough plant will also root well in partial shade in most soil types.
For a stunning homage to the color purple, the Gnu Again Tall Bearded Iris will help you see how brilliant violet can be. Invite your pollinators to the party by planting a row where you can watch for your local winged wildlife. Luckily, rabbits and deer don't bother with it.
Add some new excitement to your landscape with some Gnu Again Tall Bearded Irises. This richly colored iris will let you experience the royal treatment when your neighbors catch on and fill your life with compliments. Order yours from us today!
Information About Bare Root Iris
Bare root Iris are shipped as nice fresh cut divisions with two to three fans of green tops. Keep in mind each Iris variety can have slightly different sized roots.
When planting, make sure 1/3rd of the rhizome is exposed to sunlight with the roots buried underneath. Note, it's best to cover the rhizome with a thin layer of mulch or leaves to protect it during the coldest months but make sure to uncover in the spring.
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
|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||.655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|3.5" Container||Equal to||.67 dry quart / .74 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|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Botanical Name||Iris germanica 'Gnu Again'|
|Mature Height||2 - 3 feet|
|Mature Spread||1 - 2 feet|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Moisture||Low to Medium|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Sun|
|Flower Color||Purple, Orange, and White|
|Foliage Color||Gray Green|