Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Fall
Color Red, Yellow
Growth Habit Upright
Bloom Season Early Fall, Late Spring

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

About Idol - Re-Blooming Bearded Iris

Iris germanica

Seed Type Rhizome

Idol Bearded Iris is a vigorous and tall variety, reaching over three feet in height. This stunning flower is actually a cross between two other fantastic irises: Chinese New Year and Romantic Evening. The apricot-colored standards and garnet-shaded falls create a striking color combination that is further enhanced by the prominent red beard. With its outstanding garden value, Idol Bearded Iris is sure to make a statement in your garden.

Planting Information

Planting Idol - Re-Blooming 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 Idol - Re-Blooming Bearded Iris

Aesthetic or Culinary