Grateful Red Bearded Iris
Iris germanica 'Grateful Red'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||EYE-ris jer-MAN-ih-kuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate grower, to 35 in. tall and 18 to 24 in. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Peony (Paeonia); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Forsythia (Forsythia); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Garden Mum (Chrysanthemum)|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9