- Partial Shade to Full Sun (At Least 3 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 32 - 36 Inches
- Mature Spread 24 - 28 Inches
- Growing Zones 4 - 9
Bearded irises are visually stunning and easy to grow, giving you plenty of reasons to add My Friend Jonathan Tall Bearded Iris to your outdoor space. This cultivar is technically known as Iris germanica, and it features the eye-catching fragrant flowers that are the hallmark of bearded irises. Red ruffled petals have pink and yellow accents near the eye, adding dimension to the already stunning blooms. Green lance-shaped foliage rounds out the look, creating a full appearance.
Plant My Friend Jonathan Tall Bearded Iris in a border to create a dazzling statement, or add this spring and summer bloomer to a mixed bed. Trim the long stems to showcase the flowers in an arrangement. This bearded iris is easy to grow and drought tolerant for added convenience. The plant is deer and rabbit resistant, making it a good option in areas where animals often cause damage.
My Friend Jonathan Tall Bearded Iris Care
This bearded iris is adaptable and can live in partial shade to full sun; however, plants grow best in higher light levels. This iris has average water needs and will require water during an extended dry spell. Plant it in moist but well-drained soil for best performance. Apply a low-nitrogen fertilizer annually in the spring.
Deadhead My Friend Jonathan Tall Bearded Iris to keep the plant looking neat and to encourage more blooms. Remove dead or damaged growth as necessary; all growth can be cut back in the fall. Divide the irises every few years to promote new and healthy growth.
My Friend Jonathan Tall Bearded Iris Spacing
Mature My Friend Jonathan Tall Bearded Iris plants stand 32 to 36 inches tall and grow 24 to 28 inches wide. Space bearded irises 24 inches apart when planting to create a full appearance.
My Friend Jonathan Tall Bearded Iris Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 - 9
|Plant Type: Perennials
|Light Exposure: Partial Shade to Full Sun (At Least 3 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
|Mature Height: 32 - 36 Inches
|Mature Spread: 24 - 28 Inches
|Spacing: 2 - 3 Feet
|Habit: Clumping, Upright
|Flower Color(s): Red
|Flower Description: Red Shades
|Bloom Period: Spring to Summer
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous
|Foliage Color(s): Green
|Foliage Description: Green Shades
|Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering, Summer Flowering
|Resists: Deer, Rabbit
|Uses: Borders, Mass Planting
|Features: Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Continuous Blooming or Rebloomer
|Common Name: My Friend Jonathan Tall Bearded Iris
|Scientific Name: Iris germanica 'My Friend Jonathan'
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.