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Better Than Butter Bearded Iris

SKU: AM018584
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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)
key features
Botanical Name
Iris germanica Better Than Butter
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Fragrant
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
41" tall
Bloom Time
Early to late spring


(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.