Better Than Butter Bearded Iris

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Better Than Butter Bearded Iris is dressed for spring with cheerful layers of soft yellow ruffles. Creamy white standards are edged in lemon yellow, and the lovely falls are faded honey yellow, with a rich gold beard. Fragrant, long-lasting flowers bloom from early to late spring. This easy-to-grow Iris is a great choice for deer-resistant, care-free color. (Iris germanica)
Zones 3 - 9
Advantages
Easy To Grow
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Fragrant Flower / Foliage
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height 41" tall , Plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Bloom TimeEarly to late spring
Item Package SizeBag of 1
SKUAM018584

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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Plant Information

(41" tall x 12-24" wide) 'Better Than Butter' Bearded Iris is noted for its fragrance and beauty. Snow white standards trimmed in yellow highlight the lemon-yellow petals below. Plant it where you can enjoy the fragrance, along a path, near an entrance or deck, or in a perennial bed where its height stands out. It harmonizes nicely with Peonies, Salvia, Delphinium, and other Bearded Irises. Plant in a sunny location in enriched garden soil with good drainage slightly above soil level. Water as needed to keep the soil moist as the plant gets established. Once established this is a drought-tolerant, deer and rabbit resistant perennial that will naturalize over the years with ever-increasing flowers.


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SKUAM018584
Item Package Size
Bag of 1
Common Name
Better Than Butter Bearded Iris
Botanical Name
Iris germanica Better Than Butter
Zones
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Yellow, White
Mature Height
41" tall
Estimated Mature Spread
Plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Growth Rate
Fast
Bloom Time
Early to late spring
Planting Depth
Iris should be planted so the tops of the rhizomes are exposed and the roots are spread out facing downwards in the soil. Make sure not to plant the rhizomes too deep.
Ships As
Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Foliage
Green, Sword-shaped, linear leaves.
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Soil Moisture
Dry, Average, Well Draining
Advantages
Easy To Grow, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Fragrant Flower / Foliage
Awards
Honorable Mention: 2012, Award of Merit: 2014
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Planting Time
Fall
Neonicotinoid Free
Poisonous or Toxic to Animals
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada
No
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