Botanical Name: Iris bearded 'Hemstiched'
Common Name: Hemstitched Bearded Iris  
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Water Saving Tip:

Group plants with the same watering needs together to avoid overwatering some while under-watering others.

  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type



Height Range



Flower Color

Violet, White


Flower Season

Spring, Summer, Fall, Intermittent


Leaf Color

Green, Grey Green


Bark Color



Fruit Color



Fruit Season



Full, Half





Growth Rate



Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular


Soil Condition

Average, Rich, Poor, Well-drained, Dry


Soil pH



Adverse Factors


Design Styles

English Cottage, Formal, Japanese, Meadow, Mediterranean, Ranch, Seascape, Spanish, Wild Garden, Woodland


Accenting Features

Fragrance, Showy Flowers, Silhouette, Specimen


Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer, Fall


Location Uses

Entry, Perennial Border, Shrub Border, Foundation, Lawn, Parking Strip, Patio, Park, Parking Lot, Raised Planter, Roadside, Swimming Pool, Walls / Fences, Walkways, With Rocks


Special Uses

Container, Cut Flowers, Erosion Control, Filler, Mass Planting, Wind Break, Fire Resistant, Naturalizing, Small Spaces


Attracts Wildlife

Hummingbirds, Butterflies, Wildlife

Information by: John Schoustra Greenwood Garden
Photographer: Greenwood Garden
  • Description

  • Notes

Frequent displays of tailored white blooms with violet "stitching" around the edges of its petals. Medium height. Multiple rebloom cycles each year.
Planting: 1. Dig a hole 1" less the depth and 2 times the width of the container. 2. Fill hole with water, let soak. 3. Set root ball in hole. 4. Fill hole halway with native soil and water. 5. Finish backfilling hole, build basin and water.