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Infrared Bearded Iris

Iris germanica Infrared
SKU: HC017373
per Bare Root Plant
No longer available this season.
Infrared Bearded Iris (Iris germanica Infrared) wakes up our senses with its deep red, velvety ruffled petals. Highlighted by a bright yellow beard, it’s often hailed as the best “red’” Iris you can find. Infrared is a great addition to the mid-May garden, harmonizing nicely with the blues, purples, and yellows of spring.
key features
Botanical Name
Iris germanica Infrared
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
37" tall
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer


Infrared Bearded Iris (Iris germanica Infrared) springs to life with deep maroon petals around a golden yellow beard. A good grower at 32-38" tall with 10-11 buds per stem, Infrared will enhance the mid-spring garden with deep, rich color and ruffled petals that will dance in a spring breeze. Plant in a sun to part shade location in compost enriched, well drained soil where it can be a backdrop to some of spring’s shorter plants. Planted with spring flowering Oriental Poppies and other jewel-toned bloomers, you can create a rich tapestry of color, texture and form. For drought tolerant settings, companion plants of Catmint, Oenothera, Salvia, and mid-spring bulbs make a lovely display. A pollinator favorite, it is deer resistant too.

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