Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Fall
Color Black, White
Growth Habit Upright
Bloom Season Late Spring through Early Summer

Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fragrant
Use Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Outdoor
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Better Together - Bearded Iris

Iris germanica

Seed Type Rhizome

Better Together is a remarkable bearded iris cultivar that combines two distinct colors in its blooms. The falls are a deep and imposing near-black shade, while the white standards are delicately tinged with purple and gold hues. This exquisite flower is a must-have for any garden. Moreover, even after the blossoms have wilted, the plant's captivating vertical foliage will continue to beautify the perennial garden.

Planting Information

Planting Better Together - Bearded Iris

Planting Season Fall
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth In a shallow hole with fleshy roots partially exposed
Plant Height 36 to 48 inches
Plant Spacing 12 to 24 inches
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Bulb Size 1
View our Bearded Iris Planting Guide to learn more.


Recommended Coverage
1 Bulb / Fall-Planted | Ships in Fall Up to 0.75 Sq. Ft
3 Bulbs / Fall-Planted | Ships in Fall Up to 1.5 Sq. Ft
5 Bulbs / Fall-Planted | Ships in Fall Up to 3.5 Sq. Ft

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Better Together - Bearded Iris

Aesthetic or Culinary