Iris pallida 'Aureovariegata Yellow'

Sweet Iris

Photo courtesy of Growing Colors

  • Green and yellow striped leaves
  • Lavender-blue flowers in late spring
  • Very fragrant
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Prefers full-part sun.  Grows best in fertile, well drained soil.  Keep moist during growing season.

Height: 18-24 in
Spread: 12-18 in
Spacing: 12-20 in
Price Level 1: $13.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Blue, Lavender
Zone: 3-9
Price Level 2: 4 for $50~#1

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Drought Tolerant
  • Fragrant
  • Border or Bed
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Keep Well-Watered
  • Moist, Well-Drained