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Gusto Japanese Iris

Bright contrasting colors

  • SKU: 69347
  • Zones: 5-9
  • Height: 36 - 48 inches
  • Shade Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer
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Gusto Japanese Iris

Description
A perfect grand finale to the iris season, Gusto offers gorgeous color contrast with violet-blue petals, large white centers and streaks of yellow. Gusto adds pops of colors to water gardens, along streams and ponds, and in moist borders. Its long, narrow, swordlike, bright green foliage provides an attractive backdrop for the flowers. While Japanese iris are the last of the iris to bloom, they are worth the wait. Their slightly flattened flowers are stunning in the garden and fresh cut floral displays. Iris ensata 'Gusto'
Product Details
  • Botanical NameIris ensata 'Gusto'
  • Ships AsBAREROOT
  • Height36 - 48 inches
  • Spacing18 - 24 inches
  • Spread18 - 24 inches
  • Light RequirementsFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • Color Descriptionblue
  • Foliage TypeLong, narrow, sword-like bright green.
  • Bloom TimeMidsummer
  • Flower Form6" flower that lack the typical upright iris standards, have 6 petals. 2- 4 per stem
  • Soil RequirementsHumus enriched, moisture retentive and on the acid side
  • Growth RateModerate
  • PruningOnly to remove spent flower stems After flowering
  • Winter CareA light winter mulch is recommended in cold areas, remove in early spring before growth starts.
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Zones5-9
  • Planting InstructionsSet the crown 2" deep, firm and water thoroughly
Shipping

Shipping Information:

Plants, fertilizer and other supplies* will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below.

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule

Zone

  Bulbs, Potted Plants and &  
   Perennials  

1A-4B  5/7/18 - 6/8/18 
5A  4/2/18 - 6/8/18 
5B  3/19/18 - 6/8/18 
6A  3/12/18 - 6/8/18 
6B  3/5/18 - 6/8/18 
7A-7B  2/26/18 - 6/8/18 
8A-8B  2/19/18 - 5/18/18 
9A-10B  2/12/18 - 5/18/18 
  Last Order Date   Zones 1-7: June 18th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 14th, 2018



*Fertilizer and other supplies ordered apart from plant orders are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Other Notes:

We aim for your order to be in your hands at the ideal time to plant, every time. Our growers must anticipate their supply based on the season they expect. Our experts predict weather patterns as best they can to set suitable shipping windows for each growing zone. However, as any gardener knows, nature is not so predictable. The type of product you order, along with the weather in your area or ours, may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Based on the contents of your order, we always strive to ship the order complete and as early as possible. However, sometimes this may result in a delay of some items that are ready before others. Our customers have suggested that they would rather wait to receive their order as complete as possible. If you would like to receive part of your order ahead of time, please reach out to our customer service department and we can accommodate. Orders with large items may be shipped in more than one package. There is no extra charge if your order requires more than one package.

Bareroot perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and provides your new plant with the best opportunity for success in your garden.

Trees and other oversize items cannot be shipped to PO boxes.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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