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Photogenic Bearded Iris

SKU: AM014804
per Bare Root Plant
No longer available this season.
Grab the camera! Photogenic’ Bearded Iris in bloom is a sight to behold. Richly undulating shades of rose shift to violet centers in the upright petals (standards), then reverse and move from violet back to rose in the lower petals (falls). It’s a symphony of harmonic shading that will turn heads at bloom time. (Iris germanica)
key features
Botanical Name
Iris germanica Photogenic
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Dry, Average
Mature Height
24-36" tall
Mature Spread
Plant rhizomes 12-24" apart
Bloom Time
Mid to late spring


24-36" tall x 18" wide. The refined color shading of Bearded Iris ‘Photogenic’ makes this a garden showstopper. Peach to rose to violet and back again, the tangerine-orange beards set it aglow. Blooms in the summer, so it’s a perfect companion planted with some of the earlier blooming Iris. Plant in a full sun to partial shade location in average, well-drained soil. It will spread and multiply over the years. Every few years, dig them up after blooming, clean and divide them for replanting, sharing and creating more Iris beds. Drought tolerant, critter resistant and pollinator friendly – what’s not to like?