Iris germanica (Tall Bearded Iris)
Iris germanica 'Innocent Star'
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Iris germanica 'Innocent Star'

Tall Bearded Iris

Plant Type: Perennials

NEW FOR 2019

Late, a rare color combination in bearded Iris, reddish-purple edges with creamy-yellow centers are streaked and speckled with purple, fragrant and reblooming.

  • Deer resistant
  • Unusual flower color for an Iris
  • Great for full sun and early spring flowers
Item # Pack Size  
1742020 25 #1 Rhizome
*Ships 08/05 - 09/23
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Height:

35 in

Zone:

3-9

Iris

Iris Ensata ( Japanese Iris )

Tall clump-forming plants that prefer moist soil. Plants produce huge flat crepe paper-like flowers. Grow in acidic boggy soil near the water's edge.

Iris Siberica ( Siberian Iris )

Tall clumping Iris with narrow upright foliage. Plants grow best in moist acidic soil but also tolerates drier soil. Generally pest free. Blooms early summer. Excellent for vertical effect in the landscape.

Iris Germanica ( Tall Bearded Iris )

Wonderful spring blooming perennials in a wide assortment of colors. Plants prefer slightly alkaline soil. Plant rhizomes near the soil surface. Drought tolerant. Our plugs have multiple eyes and will finish gallons quickly.

  • Ship mid-March = Early May bloom
  • Ship mid-April = Memorial Day bloom
  • Ship early May = June bloom

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure

Sun Tolerant
Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Soil Moisture Needs

Average Soil

Nature Attraction

Attracts Butterflies
Songbirds

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Attributes

Re-Blooming
Good Cut Flower / Foliage
Fragrant

Growth Rate in the Garden

Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Late Spring / Early Summer