Beardless - Pseudacorus
The following Iris are Beardless. They prefer to remain in established clumps. If they need to be moved or transplanted this should be done in the fall (September in this area) or in early spring. They have to be kept moist while being moved or the plants with perish. They need to be planted as soon as they are received. They are shipped in September and are not shipped with the Bearded Iris.
This cold hardy species is the yellow flag or pond (swamp) Iris. It does exceptionally well in ponds, but will also do well in the same conditions as Bearded iris. They are usually between 3-6 feet tall and there are tall varieties that can exceed 7 feet in the right conditions. They bloom in June, usually after the Tall Bearded start. The heights etc listed below are for regular garden conditions. They will be taller when grown in water.
$ 7.50 FROST END ( Huber 2003 )EM 30" White with purple-veined signal.
$7.00 ISPARTA. 40". Wide yellow flowers with delicate brown wash and lines in eye zone. tall: wide foliage. Collected in Turkey by Allen McMurtrie.
$7.00 NEW ZEALAND 40" Bright yl vigorous grower & enthusiastic bloomer; 12-15 buds per stalk..
$7.00 PSEUDACORUS VARIEGATED 40" Yellow-green and dark green variegated foliage, most pronounced in spring, yellow flower.
$7.00 SUN CASCADE. (Huber '93) 47". Double yellow with dark brown markings in centre of falls. HM, AM
$6.00 YELLOW. 40". Bright yellow. Vigorous grower and enthusiastic bloomer.12-15 buds per stalk.