Dwarf Bearded Iris
Those among us Iris lovers who can hardly wait for the year’s season to start have merely to plant some Dwarf Bearded Iris to enjoy Iris blooming with the first inkling of spring warmth. Also known as Patio Iris, these cute rascals (5 to 15 inches in height) produce perfectly formed flowers in miniature, making them ideal for potting and placement on patios, decks, and balconies. Hence the moniker Patio Iris. Patio iris also make ideal subjects for edging and fronts of borders. They can also be used to great advantage in rock gardens. Patio Iris add immense pleasure to any Iris planting, yielding a beautiful early spring display. Look for stem height, listed in inches, in the descriptions for each cultivar.