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Iris 'Bumblebee Deelite'
© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Miniature Tall Bearded Iris
poisonous or irritant
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
Short growing variety. Large flowers with yellow standards, dark maroon falls edged with yellow and orange beards. Vigorous, making sturdy clumps of erect sword-like leaves.
Well drained, preferably neutral to slightly acid soil in full sun. Rhizomes should be partially exposed and flowering is best in areas with long warm summers. Divide clumps when congested.
Introduced by J. and G. Norrick, 1985
American Iris Society Williamson-White Medal 1993