by High Country Gardens

Field of Peach Bearded Iris
Bearded Iris are great for fall planting.

The Bearded Iris is, for much of the country, a reminder of Memorial Day, as this is usually the time of peak bloom for this showy group of perennials.  I enjoy these beauties for their easy care, their tough constitution and their large, colorful flowers in a huge array of solid and bi-colored combinations.

Bearded Iris are very dependable in the garden when you provide them with: