The Bearded Iris is a magnificent flower with tons of potential in any garden or landscape.
It grows best in climate zones three through nine and will grow anywhere from eight to fifteen inches in height. It prefers areas will full sunlight or partial shade environments and conditions. It shows its colors from spring to summer months of the year and loves soils that are moist and well-drained. For centuries, this beautiful flower has been a symbol of French royalty giving it another reason it is such a popular choice. It can grow in almost every region in the world and is exceptionally hardy and versatile. The name means rainbow, and Iris's name is particularly unique to the Greek community as this was the goddess who bore messages between heaven and earth. The name for this plant is fitting because the colors are endless.
There are many varieties, some variegated, some multi-colored, and some blended types. The flower will produce three upturned petals called standards, and three downward-facing petals called falls.
This flower will look great as a bordering flower, planted in groups, or create a showpiece in your garden that will be sure to impress and please not only you but your visitors as well.
These flowers attract butterflies and bees to your garden, making it look alive and thumping! It comes in any flower color you can purchase that will have a second blooming period. So not only will they appear during spring through summer of the year, but they will also come around again in the early fall months. The variety called "Immortality" will produce bright white blooms in June and then still at the end of the summer. It indeed is impressive to see. This flower will give you years of service and will come back for many years before needing to be replanted. Make the Bearded Iris the next thing you purchase for your garden, and you will not be disappointed!
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