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Chasing Rainbows Bearded Iris

Iris germanica 'Chasing Rainbows'
SKU: HC018107
per Bare Root Plant
No longer shipping to zones 2-10 this season.
Like sunrise over the ocean, Iris germanica ‘Chasing Rainbows’ (Bearded Iris) glows with apricot-pink standards blushed in violet over wide orchid-violet falls with tangerine beards. This multi-award-winner will add warm lush tones to the mid-summer garden. Plant as a focal point, or at the back of a perennial bed where its easy-care nature can provide low-maintenance impact. A bumble bee favorite, it’s an easy way to support them.
key features
Botanical Name
Iris germanica 'Chasing Rainbows'
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers, Fragrant
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Mature Height
35" tall
Bloom Time
Mid Summer


Iris germanica ‘Chasing Rainbows’ (Bearded Iris) brings a soft sunset glow to your late spring garden. Easy to grow, plant them in a sunny spot with good drainage, in groups of three or more for best interest. Keep the top of the rhizomes exposed or even with the top of the soil. Once established, Bearded Irises are drought-tolerant, deer resistant, and rabbit resistant, and will spread and multiply when happy. Once flowers have faded, this versatile plant’s eye-catching vertical foliage will continue to enhance the perennial garden. Plant with ornamental grasses and other water-thrifty, late spring bloomers such as Allium and Oriental Poppies. Lavender, Gaillardia, Echinacea, and Salvia will benefit from the striking foliage as a backdrop. ‘Chasing Rainbows’ Bearded Iris received an American Iris Society Honorable Mention in 2000, and an Award of Merit in 2002. 
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