Bearded Iris

Bearded Iris

Iris x germanica

 

Description: Of hybrid origin. Once dried, the root has a violet-like scent and has historically been used to scent perfumes and potpourris.
Propagation: Lift rhizomes and cut apart in July
Initial bloom (month and week): May W2
Garden name: Sunny Garden
Color of flower: White
Height: 18″
Spread: 24″
Family: Iridaceae
Soil type: Sandy neutral loam
Soil moisture: Medium to dry
Light: Full sun
Zone: 3 – 8

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