How to Plant and Divide Bearded Iris

In this video you’ll get step by step instructions for when and how to plant bearded iris. You will see how deep and how far apart to space the rhizomes to ensure a good display of flowers. You’ll also learn how to divide bearded iris to maintain healthy growth and abundant blooms. 

Bearded iris are hardy perennials that bloom in mid to late spring. They are easy to grow, and the flowers come in a rainbow of lovely colors, ranging from white, yellow, and orange to pink, mahogany, purple and blue. The plants perform best when they are grown in full sun and well-drained soil.