Culture and Care

All plants do better in an environment that suits their needs. Iris are no different. Bearded iris tend to be less demanding in their requirements, but different classes and varieties can need distinct care.

Well-grown iris, like this field of tall bearded iris, are no accident; read our culture pages to find out what iris will work in your garden.


Beardless iris, like Siberian and Japanese iris, can vary widely in their growing needs, with Japanese iris being the most demanding.

Iris Care and Culture

Bearded Iris
Siberian Iris
Iris Laevigata
“Pseudata”-Species Cross
Japanese Iris 

Iris in Containers