Iris aucheri x bucharica
Common Name: iris
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Iridaceae
Zone: 6 to 9
Height: 1.00 to 1.50 feet
Spread: 0.50 to 0.75 feet
Bloom Time: May to June
Bloom Description: White with yellow blotches on falls and crest
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Low
Flower: Showy
Tolerate: Deer

Culture

Grow in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Best in full sun. Prefers neutral to slightly acidic soil. Mature plants tolerate some drought. Plants are best left undisturbed once established.

Noteworthy Characteristics

Iris aucheri x bucharica is a Juno hybrid iris that typically grows to 16” tall and features a spring bloom of fragrant white flowers with yellow blotches on the falls and crest. It grows from a fleshy-rooted bulb.

Genus named for the Greek goddess of the rainbow.

Problems

No serious insect or disease problems.

Garden Uses

Best grouped in sunny areas of rock gardens or borders fronts.