A Guide to Growing Iris Blooms All Season. Posted on January 5, 2014 by Steven Breed. For those of us that love irises, their blooms seem to come and go much too quickly in the average garden. Most irises bloom for a week or two and then fade into the background of the garden for the rest of the season.
Our 10-acre display gardens contains over 500 named varieties and countless companion plants. Bring home fresh cut Iris blooms or order rhizomes for your friends and yourself. Treat yourself to a day at Schreiner's Iris Gardens. Read these visitor reviews on Trip Advisor. You'll get the picture! Join the bloom season celebration in May!
All the iris are listed in the database as E (early) M (middle) L (late) or mixtures thereof, such as ML or VE (very early). This helps guide you as to when in the bloom season you can expect them to start blooming. Last year I had blooms first open from 03/26/16 to 06/10/16. The first were all SDB's. I had bearded iris through May.
If you are one who can hardly wait for the year’s Iris season to start, you have merely to plant some Dwarf Bearded Iris this summer. You will have Iris blooming with the first inkling of spring warmth.
Another condition that causes failure to bloom is a dry winter and/or spring. If this is the situation, you may get a late bloom or none at all until next season. Since you have repeat bloomers, your iris may bloom this fall.
During bloom season (month of May), our display gardens are open daily 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., rain or shine. Our 10-acre display gardens contains over 500 named varieties and countless companion plants. Bring home fresh cut Iris blooms or order rhizomes for your friends and yourself. Treat yourself to a day at Schreiner’s Iris...
Irises are one of the easiest flowers to grow. They stem from rhizomes, which quickly multiply over the years, producing bigger, wider stands of these appealing blooms. When you notice iris plants not flowering, the cause can stem from a variety of issues including weather, soil fertility ...
Those in southern climates can usually push the deadlines and plant into November. Spring planting is discouraged but can be done under abnormal circumstances. Spring planting can often result in lack of bloom for a season or two and slow establishment. WHERE TO PLANT - For best growth and bloom, iris need at least half a day of full sun.
As stunningly beautiful as irises are when they're in bloom, they can be pretty uninteresting for the rest of the year. So imagine the wonder of having an iris reblooming in the same season -- sometimes once more, sometimes twice, and depending on variety and climate, possibly several times.
"Repeaters" produce new flowers soon after the first spring flush dies back, extending the bloom season to one to two months. "All-season rebloomers" produce flowers irregularly throughout the season. There are two "catches" to this classification system: first, most retailers will simply say that a variety they carry reblooms, not what type of ...