Plant your rhizomes at or just barely below the surface of the ground. Bearded Irises should be planted so the tops of the rhizomes are visible and the roots are spread out facing downwards in the soil. However, in extremely hot climates or with very light soils, cover rhizomes with up to one inch of soil.
I love love love this iris garden idea! And we have the perfect place for it! Can't wait to add this beauty's to Casa Johnson's landscaping! Tops the list...after transplanting a bunch of other stuff first of course!
If you want to grow bearded iris in your yard or garden, this article is a must-read, because it includes everything you need to know about growing irises. We’ll teach you how to grow, maintain, and divide bearded iris, which is one of the most elegant flowers for spring and summer.