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Haunted Heart Bearded Iris

Iris germanica 'Haunted Heart'
SKU: HC017701
per Bare Root Plant
No longer available this season.
Haunted Heart Bearded Iris (Iris germanica) will steal your heart with broad silver-white petals washed with delicate lavender veins. Richly fragrant and heavily ruffled, this award-winning Iris merits a special place in your garden. The subtle colors will complement any garden design, and make beautiful cut flower bouquets. Easy-to-grow, it’s drought tolerant and deer resistant too.
key features
Botanical Name
Iris germanica 'Haunted Heart'
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers
Soil Moisture
Waterwise, Average
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Mature Height
36" tall
Bloom Time
Late spring


(34-38" tall x 12-24" wide) 'Haunted Heart' Bearded Iris lends an elegant tone to the mid-to-late spring garden. Stately, ruffled standards are snow-white with a wash of grey, and the falls are washed in lavender-purple and intricately veined. Sword-like, three-season green foliage adds a note of vertical interest as well. Winner of the 2018 Dykes Medal, the top award for all classes of Iris, 'Haunted Heart' is a garden-worthy perennial. Bearded Iris beards are actually perfect landing pads for the bees, and as they enter the flower for nectar, they exchange pollen in return. At 36" tall, they are easy-care additions to a perennial bed where they can complement Peonies, Oriental Poppies, Salvia, Allium, and other mid-to-late spring Tulips and Daffodils. Deer and rabbit-resistant, they are drought-tolerant additions to a water-thrifty garden. Plant in a sunny location in enriched garden soil with good drainage.
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