Iris takes its name from the Greek word for a rainbow, referring to the wide variety of flower colours found among the many species. They prefer to be planted in a fertile rather moist, but well drained garden soil and in a sunny protected position.
Iris Bearded Blue Rhythm has a lovely cornflower-blue of excellent form and substance. Faintly lemon-scented.
Iris Bearded Carnaby.
Large rosy apricot standards with rosy purple falls, orange beard.
Iris Bearded Frost and Flame has large pure white elegant flowers contrasting with an orange beard. Fresh fruity scent.
Iris Bearded Lemon Ice.
Pale creamy-yellow standards, falls also creamy-yellow at edge merging with white centre and yellow beard.
Iris Bearded Party Dress.
Soft peach standards, with paler peach falls and tangerine beard. Scented.
Iris Bearded Sable has black-purple falls with purple standards. A lighter centre is highlighted by an orange tipped blue-purple beard.
Iris Bearded Mixed Bulbs have a balanced mixture of beautiful Bearded Irises.