Decadence Tall Bearded Iris (Iris germanica ‘Decadence’)

Decadence Tall Bearded Iris

  • Deliciously Over-the-top Presentation and Coloration
  • Fabulous Cut Flower
  • Easy to Grow

Like to make a big impact? Of course you do. And with a bloom as exquisite as the Decadence Tall Bearded Iris (Iris germanica ‘Decadence’), you’ll want to splash out on multiples to create a lavish planting.

These outstanding pale yellow blooms feature apricot standards and purple falls and a ruffled presentation all its own. These blooms layer the visual impact in a symphonic display.

After all, if you CAN have everything, why wouldn’t you? Nothing about the Decadence Iris is bland or boring or same old same old. This variety is a rising star.

Give them a place where they’ll shine front and center in your spring flower bed. Or, include them in a cutting garden, you’ll want to bring them in for a fabulous, showy arrangement. The blooms will last for weeks inside.

This garden diva will catch your eye with bright orange beards and a tender peaches and cream margin all along its bright burgundy falls. The creamy color is picked up again in the sweetly fluted standards like a cadence of a song. Overall, this magnificent bloom is a hit.

Use it as a siren song to bring butterflies to your spring garden. Don’t worry, deer and rabbits prefer other plants and leave this one alone. They must know they shouldn’t mess with success.

Give your yard a big boost of star power with the Decadence Tall Bearded Iris. Create a collection with more muted varieties as the “back-up singers”. Even after the bloom, attractive foliage holds the spotlight.

For best results, plant Decadence Tall Bearded Iris in well-drained soil in full or partial sun. It performs its best in low or medium moisture soil.

Plant Decadence in late summer into fall. Dig your hole 12 inches deep and wide, then mound about 8 inches of soil back in the bottom of the hole. Lay the rhizome on top of the mound. Don’t bury Irises too deep. Better to leave about 1/3 of the rhizome showing and exposed to sunlight.

Cover the mound with soil and water thoroughly. Be careful not to overwater Irises.

You’ll be thrilled with this star in your garden. Order Decadence Iris today. You are so worth it!

Information About Bare Root Iris
Bare root Iris are shipped as nice fresh cut divisions with two to three fans of green tops. Keep in mind each Iris variety can have slightly different sized roots.

When planting, make sure 1/3rd of the rhizome is exposed to sunlight with the roots buried underneath. Note, it’s best to cover the rhizome with a thin layer of mulch or leaves to protect it during the coldest months but make sure to uncover in the spring.

Decadence Tall Bearded Iris (Iris germanica ‘Decadence’) Details

Common name Decadence Tall Bearded Iris
Botanical name Iris germanica 'Decadence'
Hardiness zone 3-10
Growth rate Medium
Height 3 ft.
Width 1 - 2 ft.
Sunlight Full Sun, Partial Shade
Moisture Medium to Low
Soil condition Well Drained
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Flower color Yellow, Orange, and Purple
Leaf color Perennial