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Autumn Riesling Bearded Iris

SKU: AM014854
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Now shipping to zones 2-10.
Autumn Riesling Bearded Iris is a delicious addition to the late-spring garden, setting the stage for summer with warm tones of apricot, orange, and gold. Ruffled petals are highlighted by deep orange beards, giving this Iris rich tones that combine beautifully with the other colors of late spring. An easy to grow, drought tolerant, and deer-resistant perennial. (Iris germanica)
key features
Botanical Name
Iris germanica 'Autumn Riesling'
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
40" tall
Bloom Time
Mid to late spring


(40" tall x 12" wide) Autumn Riesling Bearded Iris lights up the mid to late spring garden in warm and lively shades of pure orange. Deep tangerine beards set the flowers aglow, and they are lovely planted with Allium, Tulips, Delphinium, and Salvia. One of our most dependable, easy-to-grow, and showy perennials, 'Autumn Riesling' is perfect for the back of the border or mixed with other perennials. The green blade-like fans of foliage add a unique texture and structure to the garden as well. Plant in a sunny spot that has freely draining soil and plant the rhizome with the tops slightly exposed above the soil line. Water as needed to keep the soil moist as the plant gets established. For a mass of color plant at least 3 rhizomes in a group, 12-24" apart. As blooms fade, simply snap them off for a clean look. Once established, these hardy plants are deer and rabbit-resistant additions to a pollinator-friendly, drought-tolerant garden.