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Bearded Iris - Idol

Bearded Iris - Idol

Plant in Fall Pre-Order; Ships Fall 2023
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1 Bulb Fall-Planted | Ships in Fall $12.99
3 Bulbs Fall-Planted | Ships in Fall $34.99 10% Savings
5 Bulbs Fall-Planted | Ships in Fall $51.99 ($10.40/each) 20% Savings
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  • Blooms in spring, then again in late summer, early fall
  • Needs full sun and well-draining soil
  • Honorable Mention in 2001 & Award of Merit in 2003
  • Golden apricot standards contrasts nicely with maroon falls
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Fall
Color Red, Yellow
Growth Habit Upright
Bloom Season Early Fall, Late Spring

Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fragrant
Use Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Outdoor
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Bearded Iris - Idol

Iris germanica

Seed Type Rhizome

Reaching up over three feet tall, Bearded Iris Idol shows great vigor and a tall stature. This variety is actually a cross between two other fantastic irises: Chinese New Year and Romantic Evening. With apricot-colored standards, garnet-shaded falls, and a prominent red beard, Idol Bearded Iris has outstanding garden value.

Planting Information

Planting Bearded Iris - Idol

Planting Season Fall
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth In a shallow hole with fleshy roots partially exposed
Plant Height 36 to 40 inches
Plant Spacing 12 to 24 inches
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Bulb Size 1
View our Bearded Iris Planting Guide to learn more.


Recommended Coverage
1 Bulb / Fall-Planted | Ships in Fall Up to 0.75 Sq. Ft
3 Bulbs / Fall-Planted | Ships in Fall Up to 1.5 Sq. Ft
5 Bulbs / Fall-Planted | Ships in Fall Up to 3.5 Sq. Ft

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