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    Supreme Sultan

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    🚚 Shipping Starts: Last week of September '24
    📦 Quantity per Package: 1 Big Tuber

    ☀️ Light Required: Full Sun / Partial Shade
    🌷 Height: 38-40"
    🌸 Blooming Period: May - Jul
    🌱 Bulb Size: I (Top Size)
    Planting Distance: 18"
    Planting Depth: 1"
    🦌 Deer Resistant: Yes
    💐 Minimum Bulbs for Effect: 1-2
    Supreme Sultan

    Attention all royalty and sultans! Introducing the Supreme Sultan Bearded Iris - the flower fit for a king or queen.

    With its regal and majestic appearance, the Supreme Sultan Bearded Iris is sure to impress even the most discerning of monarchs. Its luxurious and bold purple/ maroon petals are complemented by a striking yellow-orange "beard" in the center, making it a true standout among other flowers.

    But don't let its royal appearance intimidate you - the Supreme Sultan Bearded Iris is easy to grow and maintain, making it a great option for even the most humble of gardeners. And with its delightful fragrance, you'll feel like you're lounging in a palace garden every time you step outside.

    So why settle for common flowers when you can have the Supreme Sultan Bearded Iris? Order now and add a touch of royalty to your garden. Just be sure to bow down to this majestic flower every time you walk by!

    Frequently Asked Questions

    To plant Supreme Sultan Bearded Iris bulbs, start by choosing a sunny location with well-draining soil. Late summer to early fall is the optimal planting time. Prepare the soil with organic matter for improved drainage and fertility. Plant the bulbs with the rhizomes just at or slightly above the soil surface, spacing them 12 to 24 inches apart.

    Water thoroughly after planting and maintain consistent moisture. Apply a layer of mulch around the plants, avoiding direct contact with the rhizomes. In early spring, fertilize with a balanced fertilizer following package instructions. Remove spent flowers for additional blooms and divide clumps every three to five years. Regularly inspect for pests like iris borers.

    Begin by deadheading spent flowers, cutting the stalk to the base. Trim back the leaves to about half their height to minimize disease risks. Ensure well-draining soil, amending if needed. In late fall or early spring, apply balanced fertilizer, steering clear of high-nitrogen blends.

    Consider dividing crowded clumps every three to five years, discarding damaged portions. In frost-prone regions, mulch over bulbs for winter protection. Mark iris locations, especially if foliage is significantly cut, to avoid accidental disturbance.

    Supreme Sultan Bearded Iris bulbs can indeed thrive when planted in containers, provided certain conditions are met. When choosing containers, opt for ones with good drainage to prevent waterlogging, which can be detrimental to iris bulbs. Use a well-draining potting mix, ideally with perlite or sand, to ensure proper aeration and drainage.

    Plant the bulbs at the recommended depth, typically around 4 inches, and ensure they receive adequate sunlight. Bearded irises, including Supreme Sultan, generally require at least six hours of sunlight per day for optimal growth and blooming.

    Container gardening allows for better control over soil conditions and makes it easier to protect the bulbs from pests and diseases. Regular watering is crucial, keeping the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.

    Staking Supreme Sultan Bearded Irises is generally recommended, especially in regions with windy conditions or if the irises are planted in fertile soil that promotes lush growth. These tall and majestic irises, with their large, ruffled blooms, can become top-heavy, making them susceptible to bending or breaking under the influence of strong winds or heavy rain.

    Using stakes provides essential support, preventing the flower stalks from leaning or snapping, which could diminish the visual appeal of the display. When staking, it's crucial to place the stakes early in the growing season, ensuring that they are firmly anchored in the ground without damaging the rhizomes. Additionally, loosely tying the iris stems to the stakes with soft twine allows for flexibility while still providing the necessary support.

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