8 Inches -
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 10
June - July
Lance like foliage and tall spectacular blooms early summer and in the fall with repeat blooming types.
Prefer full sun to very light shade in moist very well-drained soil
Many available. Some include:
'Candy Apple' 10-14 inches tall, red flowers
'Open Sky' 9-10 inches tall, light blue flowers
'Botik' 2-3 feet tall, purple flowers
'Before the Storm' 3-4 feet tall, purple/black flowers
'Immortality' 2-3 feet tall, white flowers, repeat bloom in Sept.
'Autumn Circus' 2-3 feet tall, white flowers, repeat bloom in August
'Perfume Counter' 2-3 feet tall, blue flowers, repeat bloom in October
Good drainage is a must. Plant so top of rhizome is on top of the soil surface. Don't cover with mulch. Poorly drained heavy soils lead to soft rots.