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Breakers Bearded Iris
Breakers Bearded Iris

Common name:Breakers Bearded Iris
Botanical name:Iris bearded 'Breakers'

This bearded Iris can grow up to 36" tall. It has blue violet blooms that are ruffled and profuse. These flowers are fragrant and make great cut flowers. The stalks are well-branched. For best growth, it needs well drained soil and fertilizer 3 times a year, first before blooms, then after blooms and then in the fall.

Designer: Anne Barton

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Photographer: GardenSoft

Water Knowledge Tips:

By making careful choices in our homes and businesses, we can keep our creeks, lakes, and communities healthy.

WaterSmart Tips:

Adjust your watering schedule each month to match seasonal weather conditions and landscape requirements.

Use drip irrigation for shrubs and trees to apply water directly to the roots, where it’s needed.

WaterShed Smart Tips:

Direct water from roofs, downspouts, driveways and walkways to vegetated basins or 'rain gardens'.