Victoria Falls Tall Bearded Iris
A Spectrum of Blues Victoria Falls Tall Bearded Iris
- Ravishing Blue Blooms Atop One of the Tallest Irises
- A Pollinator's Favorite
- Easy to Grow
With cascading blues and a mist of white, it's easy to see how the Victoria Falls Tall Bearded Iris (Iris germanica 'Victoria Falls') earned its name. This true-blue beauty is dreamy and one of the tallest tall bearded irises you will find. This re-bloomer also has a list of awards including the Dykes Memorial Medal for its outstanding beauty and strength.
You'll find yourself falling for the Victoria Falls Tall Bearded Iris when it blooms in early spring and again in late spring. These large flowers feature cornflower blue standards with falls that melt from cream to its rich blue ruffled edges.
Pollinators tumble over these exquisite blooms, too. They love how easy it is to land on the Victoria Falls Tall Bearded Iris's wide falls or enjoy a fly-by-sip of from their glowing centers.
And did we mention these blooms smell amazing? That's right! The Victoria Falls Tall Bearded Iris isn't just beauty and brawn but offers a feast of sweet scents all spring long.
While it's difficult to capture the beauty of the Victoria Falls Tall Bearded Iris in words, it's not hard to grow or care for your Victoria Falls Tall Bearded Iris. It prefers well-drained soils and to keep its roots away from standing water. It does best in medium or low-moisture soil with partial or full sun.
When you plant your Victoria Falls Tall Bearded Iris, keep the top portion of its rhizome exposed unless you live in a humid region. Water it well when first planted. After it's established, the Victoria Falls doesn't require a waterfall's worth of water to keep it happy. In fact, it is quite drought tolerant. And it's rabbit and deer resistant, too.
The soft and elegant Victoria Falls Tall Bearded Iris will add exquisite beauty to your garden as an addition to your foundation border or as a mass planting in an accent garden bed. This ravishing iris also does wonders for a cottage garden or planted on an embankment.
Add a smile to your mail carrier's day by letting the Victoria Falls Tall Bearded Iris greet them beside your mailbox. This tall bearded is the ideal height to accent your mailbox.
Let the Victoria Falls Tall Bearded Iris take you on a faraway adventure without leaving the comfort of your garden. The stunning sight of its flowers and its sweet aroma will transport you to a dreamland filled with waterfalls and butterflies.
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 'Victoria Falls'|
|Mature Height||40 inches|
|Mature Spread||12 - 18 inches|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Moisture||Medium to Low|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Sun|
|Foliage Color||Gray Green|