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Seward Bearded Iris

SKU: AM020755
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Now shipping to zones 2-10.
From late spring to early summer, ‘Seward’ Bearded Iris lights the garden with fragrant, decadently ruffled blooms. Standards of pale lavender top bouncy ruffled falls in a rich purple hue, with a crips white edge. Bright orange beards peek out, beckoning to bumblebees. The stately presence of this Bearded Iris harmonizes beautifully with the many colors of a garden and can create a beautiful focal point. Deer and rabbit resistant, easy-to-grow, and pollinator friendly. Great for cut flowers too! (Iris germanica)
key features
Botanical Name
Iris germanica 'Seward'
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
32" tall
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer


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.