Iris germanica 'Edith Wolford'

German Iris

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  • Winner of many awards!
  • Creamy yellow standards with blue-violet falls
  • Up to nine buds on every 2-3 stems
  • Blooms mid-late spring
Award Winning
Award Winning
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Mass Planting
Mass Planting

Interesting Notes about German Iris:

Flowers are held high on sturdy stems and rise elegnatly up to 35 in. high atop a sword shaped foliage with will continue to add interest in ladscape after flowering is over

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Produces the most flowers in full sun
Requires soil with good drainage at all times of the year
Fertilize in spring, when blooming and again in fall
Divide every 3-4 years

Height: 2-3 ft
Spread: 1-2 ft
Spacing: 18-24 in
Price Level 1: $13.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Ivory, Violet
Zone: 3-9
Price Level 2: 4 for $50~#1

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Mass Planting
  • Dried Flower/ Foliage
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Fragrant
  • Border or Bed
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Focal Point
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Award Winning

Critter Resistance:

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun


  • Upright
  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer
  • Spring

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained