- Flowers smell like grape soda
- Blooms in mid spring
- Green and golden striped foliage
- Low-maintenance perennial
- Deer tend to avoid
A great perennial for adding months of interest to the garden. Pallida Gold Variegated Iris's light purple flowers appear in late spring and smell like grape soda! They add plenty of charm to cut-flower displays. Striking, unusual foliage makes this iris a standout. The swordlike, striped, green and golden foliage adds months of vertical interest to the landscape. Plant as a specimen plant in the mixed perennial bed—or for a striking look, plant en masse. Grows 34 in. tall. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Zones 4-9.