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© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: 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
Large attractive flowers with ruffled petals in shades of lemon yellow with a pinkish flush, particularly on the standards, giving a pale peach appearance. Glaucous green leaves, vigorous and spreading habit.
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.
Raised by Joe Ghio, Santa Cruz, California, USA