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Variegated Gold Bearded Iris

SKU: AM018581
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Variegated Gold Bearded Iris lights up the garden with flashy gold, cream, and green banded foliage complemented by fragrant lavender-blue blossoms in mid-to-late spring. This prized Bearded Iris is easy-to-grow and provides a harmonious addition of color, form, and fragrance. A deer and rabbit resistant perennial. (Iris pallida)
key features
Botanical Name
Iris pallida 'Variegata Gold'
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Mass Plantings
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Dry, Average
Mature Height
34" tall
Mature Spread
12-24" apart
Bloom Time
Mid spring


(34" tall x 18-24" wide) 'Variegated Gold' Bearded Iris is a garden favorite with three-season foliage striped in gold and green. The late-day sun lights up this striking foliage. Topped with graceful, fragrant, lavender-colored flowers, this elegant perennial is a perfect choice planted behind lower-growing Geranium or Catmint, or in front of Foxglove, Ornamental Grasses, and Peonies. For maximum color, plant in groups of 3, 12-24" apart. Plant rhizomes in enriched, freely draining soil, slightly above the soil line. Water well, then water as needed through flowering. Remove spent blooms, and when the stem is finished flowering, cut it off at the base. Over the years, Bearded Iris will multiply and become a low maintenance, deer and rabbit resistant start of the garden.