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Coyote Ugly Bearded Iris

SKU: AM020762
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Now shipping to zones 2-10.
This festive, fragrant, and wildly colorful Bearded Iris is anything but ugly! ‘Coyote Ugly’ Bearded Iris stands tall in the mid-spring garden, and each bloom features unique variations on the colorway, for a dynamic, painterly effect. Rosey-peach petals are splashed and speckled with violet and raspberry, accented by bright tangerine beards. The fragrant blossoms are nice as cut flowers too. Easy to grow and deer and rabbit resistant, it is pollinator friendly, and will multiply yearly to create even more blooms. (Iris germanica)
key features
Botanical Name
Iris germanica 'Coyote Ugly'
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers, Fragrant
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
36" tall
Bloom Time
Mid spring


Growing Bearded Irises: Named for the Greek goddess of the rainbow, Irises are majestic flowers that have been developed into an amazing array of colors, with upright sword-shaped foliage that adds elegant texture to the garden even after flowers have passed. “Standards” are the upright petals, and “falls” are the lower petals. Bearded Irises are surprisingly easy to grow, with late spring blooms that bridge the gap from spring into summer. They are deer resistant, rabbit resistant, and drought-resistant, making them a great choice for low-maintenance gardens. Bearded Irises grow vigorously from rhizomes - an irregularly shaped bulbous root that grows at a right angle from the foliage. Over time, the rhizomes will spread and multiply, delivering even more Bearded Iris blooms to your garden as the years pass.