This Batik German Iris stuns the eye and camera.

German Irises aptly named for a Greek Goddess whose footprints on earth left flowers in rainbows of colors in their wake, are a wonderful addition to a sunny, dry spot in your garden. They are low-maintenance, easy care and reward you with fantastic blooms in late spring/early summer. There are many cultivars to choose from with colors range from yellow, orange, black, white, red, pink, purple, blue, and fantastic combinations.

Varieties available in 2012 at Gwynne’s Greenhouse:

Variety Description
Sat Night Live Deep Ruby standards and falls
Tennison Ridge Ruffled, Plum-Burgundy Standards with white center on falls.
Rip City Carmine-red standards and falls with gold beards
Orange Harvest Reblooming. Luminous orange standards and falls.
Avalon Sunset Fragrant vibrant orange standards and heavily ruffled, flaring falls with bright tangerine beards.
Rosalie Figge Reblooming. Slightly ruffled, deep violet-purple standards andĀ falls
Starship Enterprise White standards with golden yellow beards. Ruffled falls rimmed with rosy magenta.
Ziggy Reblooming. Straw yellow colored standards with white falls streaked with magenta
Megabucks Bright golden standards with ruffled vibrant fuchsia falls rimmed with butterscotch
Baltic Star Deep purple standards with moderatly ruffled, tricolored falls beginning in purple melting into near black at edge.
Batik Deep blue standards and falls splashed with white
Superstition Almost jet-black standards and falls with slightest hint of deep purple.
Swingtown Fragrant. Ruffled, Mulberry standards and falls with purple beard.