“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Iris germanica

Bearded Iris

Garden(s):

Swan, Border, Owl, Shakespeare, Old Post, Wall 3

Type:

Rhizome

Height:

12.5-100 cm (5-40 in)

Spread:

25-75 cm (10-30 in)

Light:

Full sun, Part sun, Part shade

Water:

Moderate

Zone:

2

Bloom Time:

May, June

Bloom Colour:

Yellow, Purple, White, Tan

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Adaptable, Well-Drained

Notes:

A well-known favourite that is widely grown.