This vibrant and vivid iris is a true rock star. The Red Hot Chili Tall Bearded Iris (Iris germanica 'Red Hot Chili') will treat you to an encore of reblooms that are more dazzling than the best pyrotechnics. At about half the size of a tall bearded, this plant lets gardeners short on space to partake in the concert of colors and excitement that this iris offers. Are you ready to hop on the rollercoaster of love with this red hot winner?
The Red Hot Chili Tall Bearded Iris explodes with a bright display of maroons and yellows. This red hot beauty features yellow falls rimmed with burgundy speckles along its ruffles. And its falls are more exciting than any punk-rock mohawk. They stand straight up and offer burgundy frills with yellow streaks. And these blooms have bright yellow beards.
These fantastic flowers show up just in time for spring to begin and just as the alluring blooms fade, the Red Hot Chili Tall Bearded Iris re-enters the stage for another show of its brightly hued blossoms.
While this iris doesn't smell as sweet as other varieties, it does enchant winged neighbors. Birds and butterflies both enjoy stopping by the Red Hot Chili for a break and a snack. But deer and rabbits prefer other plants and leave this one alone.
The Red Hot Chili Tall Bearded Iris grows stiff and attractive foliage that looks grassy and glorious when not in bloom.
Plant your Red Hot Chili Tall Bearded Iris below your mailbox to give your postal carrier a springtime show of fantastic flowers. Or make a statement with a row of Red Hot Chili Tall Bearded Iris along your driveway or beside your patio. This striking iris will also do wonders for a woodland garden or cottage garden.
The Red Hot Chili Tall Bearded Iris earned several awards for its easy-to-grow nature and stunning coloration.
For best results, plant your Red Hot Chili Tall Bearded Iris in well-drained soil in full or partial sun. It does best in low or medium moisture soil of varying soil types.
If you're looking for a rock star in the iris world, buy a ticket to the Red Hot Chili Tall Bearded Iris show. Don't miss your chance to dazzle and impress your neighbors! Order one for yourself today.
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.
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.
|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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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Iris germanica 'Red Hot Chili'|
|Mature Height||1 - 2 feet|
|Mature Spread||1 - 2 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Moisture||Low to Medium|
|Flower Color||Yellow, Burgundy|