Common Name: Tall Bearded Iris Iris Bernices Legacy

Height:32.0 Inches

Spread:12.0-18.0 Inches

Hardiness Zones:3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10


Flower Color:Red shadesPurple-red shades

Foliage Color:Green shades

Sunlight:Full Sun (> 6 hrs. Direct Sun)Part Shade (4-6 hrs. Direct Sun)

Water Requirements:Low Water NeedsAverage Water Needs


Soil Quality:Average Soil Quality

Soil Chemistry:Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0)Alkaline Soil (pH > 7.0)

Bloomtime:Late SpringEarly SummerRebloomer

Attracts Wings:Bee Friendly

Critter Resistant:Deer ResistantRabbit Resistant


Seasonal Interest:Dried Seed Heads

Growth Rate:Medium

Garden Style:CottageEclecticWater GardenWoodland Shade

Other Features:Border PlantCut FlowerCut FoliageDried FlowerFragrant FlowersFragrant FoliageMass PlantingSalt TolerantSpecimenFocal Point

Origin:Not Native to North America

A great choice for those looking for a red Iris that performs well. The flowers are a beautiful blend of garnet and cinnamon. This is a vigorous and a reblooming variety.

No garden would be complete without Tall Bearded Irises. Though they have been grown for decades, new and improved hybrids continue to be developed every year and fabulous color combinations have been achieved. They are wonderful accent plants for late spring gardens.