Iris germanica 'Peggy Sue'

German Iris

Photo courtesy of Growing Colors

  • Soft pink standards with lighter pink falls
  • Mandarin orange beards
  • Blooms in June
  • Reblooms late August-Sept.
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Interesting Notes about German Iris:

Very Fragrant


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: 32-34 in
Spread: 12-18 in
Price Level 1: $13.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Pink
Zone: 3-9
Price Level 2: 4 for $50~#1

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Fragrant
  • Dried Flower/ Foliage
  • Focal Point
  • Border or Bed
  • Mass Planting
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer
  • Spring

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained