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Bearded Irises and Companion Plants - Gold and Plum Theme

Perennial Combinations, Plant Combinations, Flowerbeds Ideas, Spring Borders, Summer Borders


Diva of the late spring garden, Bearded Irises grow and show well in any garden setting that meets their cultural needs. Pairing them with companion plants such as perennials, flower bulbs or even ornamental grasses, accent each other in shape, texture, height or color and enhance the beauty of your borders.

This plant combination, in shades of golden yellow and purple, includes 4 fabulous Tall Bearded Irises with different flowering seasons for a longer display, 'Wabash' (Midseason), 'Who Needs a Prince' (Midseason), 'Conjuration' (Late Midseason) and 'Fringe of Gold' (Late Midseason), the architectural purple Allium 'Giganteum' and Lupine 'Noble Maid', the violet-blue blossoms of Salvia 'Caradonna' and 2 peony varieties, 'Gardenia' (Late Midseason) and 'Garden Treasure' (Late season).

Adding splashes of color in your late spring garden, this pairing will lengthen your bloom display and provide weeks of color until early summer.

Most plants have received prestigious awards and make excellent fresh cut flowers that can be pleasantly enjoyed at home!

Garden Information

Hardiness 6 – 7
Heat Zones 5 – 7
Climate Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Average
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil Ph Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Informal and Cottage

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Alliums Great Plant Combination Ideas with Iris Germanica - Bearded Irises Great Plant Combination Ideas with Lupinus - Lupines Great Plant Combination Ideas with Paeonia - Peonies Great Plant Combination Ideas with Salvia - Sages


While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.

Garden Information

Hardiness 6 – 7
Heat Zones 5 – 7
Climate Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Average
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil Ph Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Informal and Cottage

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Alliums Great Plant Combination Ideas with Iris Germanica - Bearded Irises Great Plant Combination Ideas with Lupinus - Lupines Great Plant Combination Ideas with Paeonia - Peonies Great Plant Combination Ideas with Salvia - Sages


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