Large, ruffled flowers with dark purple standards and black-flushed, dark purple falls.
Flowering to around 90cm in height.
Bearded Iris, also known as Iris Germanica or Flag Iris. They are well known for the beard down the centre of the flower and are very easy to grow in most gardens. Bearded Iris prefer warm sun on their back so plant them with the top of the rhizome on the surface of the soil, making a stunning display in pots on the patio or in a sunny position in the garden.
Bearded Irises are elegant and colourful - With a little know-how, you can grace your garden with long-lasting, ever-multiplying blooms for years to come.
To perform at their best, Bearded Irises require full sun for at least half a day in summer - insufficient sun over the summer period will dramatically hinder the flower production. If possible, full sun is preferred.
Bearded Irises don't tend to like humidity, but they love frosts!
For a full overview of how to plant Bearded Irises visit our Gardeners Guide.