Iris

Gallon – $5.97

 Bearded Iris

Dwarf Bearded Iris

Dwarf Bearded Iris

Anyone can grow beautiful Bearded Iris as they are among the easiest to grow hardy perennials.  They grow from creeping rhizomes with long, erect flowering stems.  There are many types of Bearded Iris from Dwarf to the most common found garden iris – Tall Bearded or German Iris.

 

Dwarf – For those iris lovers who can hardly wait for the blooming season to start, you need to plant some Dwarf Bearded Iris to enjoy early blooms at the beginning of spring.  They are the first to bloom and stand about 12 inches tall – making them perfect for edging or the front of borders.  Their small stature also keeps them standing tall even with all the spring rains.

 Iris colors   

These  iris range in height from 30 – 36 inches.  Blooms  midseason to late.  Large blossoms each spring will “pop” in your green garden.  Also go well with purples and reds.

White Iris

White Iris

Purple Iris

Purple Iris

Bearded Iris

Bearded Iris

Purple Iris

Purple Iris

Purple Bearded Iris

Purple Bearded Iris

Purple and white Iris

Purple and white Iris

White Bearded Iris

White Bearded Iris

Variegated iris bloom

Variegated iris bloom

 

Dwarf Bearded Iris

Dwarf Bearded Iris

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Variegated Sweet Iris    Gallon – $6.97  

Variegated Iris

Variegated Iris

Iris pallida ‘Variegata’  These are unique and can be difficult to find.  They have striking variegated leaves which stand to accent any garden.  The blooms are not exceptional but these iris are usually planted for their gorgeous variegated color leaves which are green and cream color striped.  This is one of my favorite plants in my garden.  They can be split just like any bearded iris to produce more plants.

The leaves stay fresh looking all summer and even into the winter, adding accent, color and texture to your beds.  Hardy in zones 4-9, they grow to a height of 2 – 3 feet.  Bloom time is May to June when pale-lavender flowers appear.  Does best in full sun but tolerates part shade.

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