New Garden Plants
'BLUE SAPPHIRE' German Bearded Iris (Iris germanica x 'blue sapphire')
Introduced in 1953, this gorgeous cultivar is a time-tested favorite of iris lovers everywhere! 'Blue Sapphire' has won several awards, including the 1958 Dykes Memorial Medal, the top prize given out each year by the American Iris Society. This plant's elegant, light-blue flowers open in mid-spring on 40" stalks. With its tall, sturdy stems and wonderful coloring, this variety is perfect for growing in back of a garden border or using in a fresh-cut arrangement. Our pros recommend pairing them with complementary yellow, orange or all-white varieties. Your visitors and neighbors will be visibly impressed!