• slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide

Bearded Iris

Botanical Name
Iris hybrids - formerly Iris germanica
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 10
Height
4 inches to 4 feet tall
Width
12 to 24 inches
Flowers
Late spring to early summer: wide range of colors, three inner upright segments are standards, 3 outer segments are falls
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Space 6-24 inches apart, plant singly or in groups of three
Problems
Iris borer, bacterial soft rot, fungal leaf spot
Varieties
  • Miniature Dwarf - earliest, small flower, 4-10"
  • Standard Dwarf Bearded - blooms 7-10 days later, 10-15"
  • Intermediate - blooms next, 15-28"
  • Tall Bearded - over 28", last to bloom
  • Remontant - repeat blooms in fall

Related Content

Upcoming Appearances


July 13
Pasquesi Home & Gardens
Lake Bluff, IL

July 14
Sanger House Gardens
Milwaukee, WI

July 20
Ebert's Greenhouse Village
Ixonia, WI

Learn More

Book an Appearance

Learn More

Win Melinda's Trees and Shrubs DVD set!

ENTER NOW