Iris germanica 'Brilliant Idea'

Easy to Grow, Beautiful, and Pest Resistant
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Features to Note


3 - 9

Mature Height

3.3 Feet

Mature Width

24 IN

Light Requirements

Full Sun

Moisture Requirements

Moist, well-drained

Soil Tolerance

Normal, loamy

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range
3 - 9
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Get ready to be stunned by Iris germanica 'Brilliant Idea'. This iris is a pure white flower edged with rich, bright blue along it's ruffled petals contrasted against deep orange beards. Iris germanica 'Brilliant Idea' stands tall on sword-like medium green foliage and is surprisingly easy to grow: The best time to plant bearded iris is July through September. This will allow them to become well established before winter. Container-grown iris can be planted in the spring.

Iris germanica 'Brilliant Idea' prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil in order to flower best. Not only is Iris germanica 'Brilliant Idea' a gorgeous bloom but it's also deer and rabbit resistant. What more could you ask for? Iris germanica 'Brilliant Idea' will certainly bring the drama to your sunny beds and borders.


Genus: Iris
Species: germanica
Variety: 'Brilliant Idea'
Item Form: Bareroot
Category: Plants
Bloom Season Start: Mid Spring
Bloom Season End: Late Spring
Bloom Color: Blue, White
Habit: Upright
USDA Zone Low: 3
USDA Zone High: 9
Uses: Beds, Border, Containers, Cut Flowers, Ornamental
Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
State Shipping Restrictions: GU, ID, PR, VI
Discount Exempt: No



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