Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Fall
Color Red
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 Cat's Eyes - Bearded Iris

Iris germanica

Seed Type Rhizome

Cat's Eyes Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris is a captivating flower that showcases the best of multiple wine shades. It features mauve rose standards with intricate black cherry veins, highlighted by feathered edges. The dark cherry red falls are equally stunning, with dramatic textures and black veins, contrasted by wide bands of mauve rose. This spectacle of colors is accompanied by a slightly spicy fragrance. As a mid-season spring bloomer, Cat's Eyes grows to just over two feet tall, making it a showy addition to any garden.

Planting Information

Planting Cat's Eyes - Bearded Iris

Planting Season Fall
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth In a shallow hole with fleshy roots partially exposed
Plant Height 36 to 40 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 Cat's Eyes - Bearded Iris

Aesthetic or Culinary