Iris Ensata (Japanese Iris)
Tall clump-forming plants that prefer moist soil. Plants produce huge flat crepe paper-like flowers. Grow in acidic boggy soil near the water’s edge.
Iris Siberica (Siberian Iris)
Tall clumping Iris with narrow upright foliage. Plants grow best in moist acidic soil but also tolerates drier soil. Generally pest free. Blooms early summer. Excellent for vertical effect in the landscape.
Iris Germanica (Tall Bearded Iris)
Wonderful spring blooming perennials in a wide assortment of colors. Plants prefer slightly alkaline soil. Plant rhizomes near the soil surface. Drought tolerant.
Noted for producing both a main bloom in spring and an additional bloom from late summer into fall (often to frost). The time and duration of the rebloom may vary considerably by climatic region, however. Sword-shaped, linear leaves. The Bearded Iris makes wonderful cut flower, lasting a week or more. They are well suited for meadows, woodland gardens and borders.