Iris pallida 'Argentea Variegata'

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Variegated Sweet Iris

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-10

The foliage of this Iris is striking all summer long! Emerging creamy white and gray-green. The sweetly fragrant light blue flowers are an added bonus.

Height

32-34 Inches

Spread

12-14 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

May

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

It is important to plant with the top of the rhizome showing. Planting deeper may result in little flowering and increased susceptibility to diseases and other problems.

When to Divide

fall or spring after flowering

Good Companions

Moss Phlox (Phlox subulata), Grayleaf Cranesbill (Geranium cinereum ssp. subcaulescens), Stonecrop (Sedum reflexum), Blue Fescue (Festuca glauca), Poppy (Papaver orientale), Woolly Thyme (Thymus pseudolanuginosus), Ornamental Onion (Allium ), New York Aster (Aster dumosus), Cheddar Pinks (Dianthus gratianapolitanus), Stonecrop (Sedum spectabilis), Fountain Grass (Pennisetum )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Containers
Fragrant
Cut Flowers
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green & White
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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