The Waterline Bearded Iris will be sure to remind you of a waterfall. The pale blue standards are set atop a silvery blue falls. The Waterline Bearded Iris is an early to mid season blooming Bearded Iris.
Cooling colors like Waterline Bearded Iris make spaces appear bigger. If you have a small space garden and want to create a more expansive look plant a grouping of Waterline Bearded Iris.
Blue flowers are rare, and Waterline Bearded Iris is no exception. Add this iris to your blue garden with other blue flowers like Grape Hyacinths, Blue Jacket Hyacinths, Blueberry Bliss Bearded Iris and Siberian Squill.
36 - 40 inches
Zone 4 Hardy
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Zone 9 Hardy
Zone 4 Suitable
Zone 5 Suitable
Zone 6 Suitable
Zone 7 Suitable
Zone 8 Suitable
Zone 9 Suitable
When to plant Bearded Iris?
Bearded Iris rhizomes should be planted in late summer to early fall.
How to plant Bearded Iris rhizomes?
Plant Bearded Iris rhizomes 1-2" deep with part of the rhizome showing above ground level. The left-over foliage from the prior season that is attached to the rhizome will be showing above ground. Before winter arrives, the dry foliage will fade away.
Where to plant Bearded Iris?
Bearded Iris should be planted in full to part sun. Plant Bearded Iris in soil that drains well, as Bearded Iris do not like to sit in wet soil. Plant Bearded Iris towards the middle to back of the planting area with summer blooming plants in front that will cover the foliage once the Iris are finished blooming.
Bearded Iris after care
Approximately 6 weeks after the iris are finished blooming cut the leaves back to 6" from the ground. In fall clean up debris around the iris to prevent disease and insects for the next season.