Dividing bearded irises

How to divide bearded irises

Find out how to divide bearded irises, reinvigorating them and creating more plants.

Bearded irises (so called because of the row of hair-like growths on their ‘fall’ petals) are one of the most spectacular early summer plants. The elaborate flowers come in a range of colours, from maroon and purple to pink, yellow, orange and white. They’re often intricately veined or bordered by a contrasting shade, and are carried among a forest of handsome, sword-like leaves.

Discover 10 bearded irises to grow.

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