Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Fall
Color Purple, Red
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 I'm Back - Re-Blooming Bearded Iris

Iris germanica

Seed Type Rhizome

The bloom of the Re-blooming Bearded Iris, I'm Back, brags deep and rich colors that declare its triumphant return. The velvety black falls are adorned with striking gold beards, while purple standards sit atop. This colorful drama will unfold in your garden and home, showcasing its beauty and strength. With sturdy stems in the garden, I'm Back is a reliable performer both outdoors and in the vase. Additionally, its pleasing fragrance adds to its appeal as a rebloomer.

Planting Information

Planting I'm Back - 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 I'm Back - Re-Blooming Bearded Iris

Aesthetic or Culinary