It is time to start planning for your spring blooming flower garden. One of the most beautiful and popular flowers is the Bearded Iris. The best time to plant is late summer to early autumn. Jung Seed has several new Irises this year selected for their beauty and overall performance.
Best Bet German Bearded Iris has light blue standards that are a sharp contrast with the falls of near navy blue. It is a vigorous grower that produces huge blooms. Early season and rebloom. Grows to 36 inches. Zones: 3 to 9
Cherry Blossom Song Bearded Iris is a beautiful flamingo pink color with standards repeating in the band edging the cerise-purple falls. Orange beards add a nice pop of color. Midseason. Grows up to 36 inches. Zones: 3 to 9
Gilt-Edged Bond Bearded Iris is a bicolor beauty with creamy white standards that are a wonderful contrast to the pale violet falls. The bright gold center grabs your attention and a matching band edges the entire bloom, making the colors cohesive. Slightly fragrant. Early midseason. Grows to up to 36 inches. Zones: 3 to 9
Golden Panther Bearded Iris is heavily ruffled with golden petals that are embellished with darker bronze shading and veining. Strong stems yield 3 branches holding 8 to 10 double and triple-socketed buds. Midseason. Grows up to 34 inches. Zones: 3 to 9
Picture Book German Bearded Iris is elegantly ruffled with creamy falls that have just a hit of pink with an echo of the slightly darker falls. Bright orange beards provide a nice accent. Early to midseason. Grows up to 40 inches. Zones: 3 to 9
Sorbonne German Bearded Iris has black-red standards are lightly peppered with golden yellow, coordinating with black-red streaked and dotted, creamy white to yellow falls. Mid to late season. Grows up to 38 inches. Zones: 3 to 9
Sunny Glitter Iris is a sparkling newcomer. The standards are chartreuse-yellow, matching the bright starburst at the center of the bloom. Blue-violet-washed falls are banded with a narrow edge of tawny brown. Late season. Grows up to 33 inches. Zones: 3 to 9
Other Recommended Reading
- Iris Growing Guide
- Fall Bulb Planting Tips
- Fall Gardening: End Of Season Tasks
- Fall Planting – Potted Perennials
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