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Bearded Iris

Plant Facts
Common Name: Bearded Iris
Botanical Name: Iris germanica
Nativity: Europe
Hardiness Zone: 3-10
Type: Flowering herbaceous perennial
Size: Range from dwarf (8″) to tall (40″) depending on cultivar

Aesthetic Traits
Plant Form: Erect
Foliage Color: Green
Seasonal Features:
Fall Color:
Winter Form:
Bloom Color: Blue, pink, purple, red, white, yellow
Bloom Time: April – June
Fruit Color:

Ecological Traits
Light: Full sun
Soil Type: Loam
Soil Moisture: Dry – Moist
Urban Tolerances:
Wildlife Value: Butterflies, hummingbirds

Installation & Maintenance Notes
Plant July – September. Space 18″ apart


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