Common Name: Iris-Tall Bearded Iris P.Variegata

Height:  34 Inches
Spread: 12-18 Inches
Flower Color: Purple-blue shades
Foliage Color: Variegated
 
Hardiness Zone: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
Sun or Shade?: Full sun (> 6 hrs. direct sun)  Part shade (4-6 hrs. direct sun)
Wet or dry?: Low water needs  Average water needs
Need critter resistant plants?: Deer resistant  Rabbit resistant
How fast should it grow?: Medium
 
When should it bloom?:  Late spring
How's your soil?: Average Soil 
Sweet or Sour Soil?: Acidic Soil (pH < 7.0)  Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0)
What's your garden style?: Cottage Forma lModern Eclectic

Striking golden variegated foliage with green and creamy yellow stripes
Classic lavender-blue flowers in late spring

The brightly colored, striped foliage of Sweet Flag Irises effectively add interest and cheer anywhere they are planted. Their relatively short stature make them good for edging. These are the most reliable and disease-resistant of all Tall Bearded Irises.