tradition, grew from the proven notion that different plant species, planted
close together, assist each other with nutrient production and
absorption, controlling pests, attracting pollinators, and other factors
necessary for their full productivity. This practice is clearly
beneficial in flower gardens as well. When planning your companion plantings for Bearded Iris beds, consider
water conservation as well as overall aesthetic design.
Below are links to articles about companion planting specifically with Bearded Iris. We are confident that you will find inspiration and information on the potential for color in your garden.
Ideal Companion Plants for your Bearded Iris Gardens (Schreiner's Iris Gardens' WordPress blog post)
Tall Bearded Iris and Companion Plants (American Iris Society blog post)