Halloween Halo Tall Bearded Iris
A Treat Halloween Halo Tall Bearded Iris
- Glowing White Standards With Orange Beards and Yellow Edged Falls
- Pollinator Friendly
- Sturdy and Strong Foliage
- Re-Blooming in Most Planting Zones
This joyous and graceful iris is more of a treat than a trick. The Halloween Halo Tall Bearded Iris (Iris germanica 'Halloween Halo') borrows its coloring from candy corn but its beauty from an angel. This iris blooms brightly in spring and can rebloom in fall.
The Halloween Halo Tall Bearded Iris has strong stems that don't bend under the weight of these prolific and sizable blooms. These blossoms feature graceful ruffled falls with bright buttery margins that highlight this iris's fluffy texture. It also grows perfectly white standards with bright orange beards that glow like a candle from within a jack-o-lantern.
These cheerful flowers aren't just easy on the eyes, they also smell nice. They have a sweet fragrance that will stir your imagination when you stop to admire this beautiful specimen.
While you will love the Halloween Halo Tall Bearded Iris's blossoms, you will also appreciate its sturdy, soft green foliage. Its long, narrow leaves look full and vibrant with their upright growth and remain attractive when not in bloom.
So, how much work will the Halloween Halo Tall Bearded Iris require? Not much. This bright and robust iris is deer resistant, rabbit resistant, and drought tolerant once established. It performs best in full sun or partial shade which makes it quite versatile. It also does best in medium or low-moisture, well-drained soil.
When you first plant your Halloween Halo, allow its rhizome to stick up above the soil and water it well for the first few weeks.
The Halloween Halo Tall Bearded Iris attracts pollinators with its bright hues and sweet scent. Hummingbirds and butterflies enjoy stopping by this iris for a rest and snack.
Because of its re-blooming and hardy nature, this variety makes an excellent border along a path or sidewalk. If you want to add excitement and vibrancy to your foundation planting with several Halloween Halo Tall Bearded Iris and other bearded iris varieties. You can always keep your as a specimen in your garden.
Don't miss out on this Halloween beauty that wears a golden halo. It will warm your summer and brighten your yard. Order yours 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||.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|
|#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 'Halloween Halo'|
|Mature Height||2 - 3 feet|
|Mature Spread||1 - 2 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Moisture||Low to Medium|
|Flower Color||Orange, Yellow, and White|
|Foliage Color||Gray Green|