Edith Wolford Bearded Iris

Plant picture

Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Iris germanica cv. Edith Wolford
Common Name: Edith Wolford Bearded Iris
Type: Bulb
Bloom Time: May to May
Height: 24-36 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun
Soil Conditions: Tolerates periodic drought, Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: Purple, Violet, Yellow
Special Characteristics:
  • Bi-color iris
  • Vigorous grower
  • Spreads by rhizomes
  • Each plant will have two to three branching stems with up to nine buds
  • Good cutting flower
  • Will benefit from fertilization both in early spring and late summer
  • Named for the principal of an elementary school in Colorado Springs
  • Parts of plants are poisonous if ingested
  • Deer tolerant