Iris x germanica/Bearded Iris

Iris x germanica / Iris x germanica
Iris grow best in full sunlight and in well drained soils
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Scientific Name: Iris x germanica
Common Name: Bearded Iris
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Various
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Flowers best when grown in soils that are moderately dry. Many colors of flowers from white to pink, to yellow, to blue to purple and there are bi-colors and multi-colored ones. They can be used as ground covers or in rock gardens. Divide and transplant this iris in September and October. Cut foliage back to about six inches when the clump is divided.