Flowering Perennials: Characteristics and Culture

Bearded iris

Iris, German

  • Scientific name
    Iris germanica
  • Height
    12 to 36 inches
  • Bloom period
    April to June
  • Color
    Blue, violet, red, pink, white, yellow, lavender, orange
  • Light
    Full sun
  • Moisture
    Well drained
  • Soil
    Loam
  • Relative ease of care
    Easy
  • Remarks
    Easy to grow. Many varieties available.