Iris pallida 'Argentea Variegata'
Common names: Tall Bearded Iris, Sweet Iris
Stunning variegated white and green foliage.
Beautiful fragrant lavender flowers in late spring.
The roots of pallida iris can be used as a fixative for potpourri.
Use for edging, cut flowers, and mass plantings.
Bearded iris needs good drainage to perform their best.
When planting, make sure that the rhizomes are just barely beneath the soil level.
Planting too deeply will result in fewer flowers.
Attracts butterflies. Deer resistant.
Exposure: Full sun to part
Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens