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Volcanic Glow Bearded Iris

SKU: AM019918
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Award-winning ‘Volcanic Glow’ Bearded Iris is a standout, hard-to-find luminata cultivar with dark red falls the color of cooling lava, illuminated by smoky yellow standards and white-hot veining. Bring the heat to your spring garden with these richly colored, deeply ruffled Bearded Iris blooms that seem lit from within. With smooth sword-shaped foliage adding interest, Bearded Irises are a drought-tolerant, deer resistant garden staple. (Iris germanica)
key features
Botanical Name
Iris germanica 'Volcanic Glow'
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers, Mass Plantings
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Dry, Average
Mature Height
36" tall
Mature Spread
12-24" apart
Bloom Time
Early summer


‘Volcanic Glow’ Bearded Iris received an American Iris Society Honorable Mention in 2014, Award of Merit in 2016, and Wisner Medal in 2021.

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 name for 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.