Drought-Tolerant Iris Perennials for Sale | Garden Goods Direct
With their spectrum of colors, from peach to purple, drought-tolerant iris perennials are a favorite of gardeners for not only their natural beauty but also their hardiness against humidity, deer and insects. If you’re excited to add these perennials to your garden, consider our stunning selection.
Types of Drought-Tolerant Iris Perennials
If you adore drought-tolerant iris perennials, you will love the vast selection of varieties available. One of the most popular varieties of this favorite perennial is the award-winning drought-tolerant iris Caesar’s brother perennial, also called a Siberian iris.
Variations you’ll see when shopping for drought-tolerant iris perennials include:
- Flower color
- Blooming period
- Mature size
- Growing zone
- Attraction of pollinators
While many of these qualities are visual, such as the aesthetic differences between bearded and beardless iris, others are functional, such as growing zone, and can influence whether a variety is ideal for your landscape.
Why Plant Drought-Tolerant Iris Perennials?
Aside from the striking appearance, many gardeners plant these perennials because they’re a versatile plant. From borders to mass plantings, you can do so much with drought-tolerant iris perennials. Plus, they complement many other perennials, such as peonies.
The hardiness of drought-tolerant iris perennials is another benefit, as they can withstand deer and drought, as well as various soil conditions. Whether your home features average, clay or moist soil, you can trust your drought-tolerant iris perennials will thrive.
Tips for Choosing the Right Variety of Drought-Tolerant Iris Perennials
Many gardeners love searching for drought-tolerant iris perennials for sale, as there are so many varieties to admire. Our nursery experts recommend, however, that you purchase perennials that will flourish in your unique gardens.
As you shop for perennials, think about the following factors:
- Growing zone
- Mature size
- Soil and sunlight preferences
- Short- and long-term care
If you’re in love with the drought-tolerant iris Caesar’s brother perennial, for example, you’ll note it likes growing zones three through eight, as well as wet and well-drained soils with full sunlight to partial shade. This variety also reaches a height of up to four feet and a spread of three feet.
How to Care for Drought-Tolerant Iris Perennials
When your drought-tolerant iris perennials arrive, start their care by planting them in your garden. Aim for an area with fertile soil and access to partial shade or full sunlight. If you’re creating a mass arrangement of perennials, make sure to space them 18 to 24 inches apart.
Water your drought-tolerant iris perennials each day as they establish themselves. Our nursery experts recommend a five-second watering, as these perennials come in a one-gallon container. You can also add a starter fertilizer like Bio-Tone to help your new plants thrive.
Contact Garden Goods to Buy Drought-Tolerant Iris Perennials Today
Loved by the Egyptians, as well as past kings of France, drought-tolerant iris perennials bring history and vibrant colors to landscapes across the world. At Garden Goods Direct, our nursery experts nurture these magnificent plants from seeds until they’re ready to bring their natural beauty to your garden.
Buy your drought-tolerant iris perennials today!