Speeding Again Tall Bearded Iris

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10005022

Ruffled racer, Speeding Again Iris (Iris germanica 'Speeding Again') is a revved-up reblooming Bearded Iris, featuring dark purple flags and falls that fade to white centers! These scented blooms have intricate white venation for added interest and rise tall above their greenery to delight you with twice the blooms! So easy care, you'll have more time to yourself to enjoy the butterflies that drop by for a visit instead of fussing over these low-maintenance blooms!

The upright dark-green spear-like leaves grow in dense clumps, which are the perfect backdrops for the June blooms and then the fall rebloom! Incredibly tolerant of a wide range of growing zones, soil types and moisture availability! Iris are perfect for novice and experienced gardeners alike!

Planting and Application:

Enhance a fence line or your home's foundation with these low-maintenance plants. Perfect as back-of-the-garden greenery all growing season, Iris are ideal in pollinator and perennial gardens, cottage beds and borders, in both sun or part shade! Add to a cutting garden for eye-catching floral bouquets!

Iris are as adaptable to the Xeric conditions of the rock garden as they are to the moisture around a Rain Garden or water feature! Small space gardens and containers of all sizes gain height and color with this small footprint, colorful plant. Don't worry about over-crowding, because Iris rhizomes won't overtake your garden beds!

  • Dark Purple Ruffled Blooms & White Accents
  • Fragrant & Reblooming
  • Vertical Compact Growth
  • Soft Green Sword-Like Leaves
  • Xeric, 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 4-9. 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.

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

Hurry and catch the Speeding Again Reblooming German Iris before they're gone! Order quality Bearded Iris rhizomes from Nature Hills and get guaranteed delivery right on time for fall bulb planting season based on your growing zone and climate!

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
#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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Shipping

To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Speeding Again Tall Bearded Iris Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-9
Growing Zones 3-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Iris germanica 'Speeding Again'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 38 inches
Mature Spread 12 - 18 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained Soil
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Fast
Foliage Color Purple
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Foliage Yellows
Fragrant Yes