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Scientific name: Iris "Bearded Hybrids"       

Common name: Bearded Iris

Design Characteristics

Height  8-36"
Spread  18-20"
Form  upright
Texture  medium
 medium-coarse
Flower color  variable
Leaf color  green
Time of bloom  May-June

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 full sun
Soil
requirement
 well drained
Propagation
method
 division
  month after bloom
  divide rhizome with fan of leaves
USDA Hardiness Zone   4-9

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   iris borer
 rot if left growing in
 heavy, soggy soil
Uses  mid-back of border
Comments  need to divide every 3 years
 plant shallowly
 rhizome 2 below ground