Iris 'Before the Storm'

Tall Bearded Iris

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Lightly fragrant, deep-dark purple bearded flowers.

Height

36-38 Inches

Spread

15-18 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

May-June

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

It is important to plant these so the top of the rhizome is showing. Planting them deeper will result in little flowering and susceptibility to diseases and other problems.

When to Divide

fall or spring after flowering

Good Companions

Yarrow (Achillea ), Bloody Cranesbill (Geranium sanguineum), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Oriental Poppy (Papaver orientale)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Fragrant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Gray-Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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