Iris ‘Trillion’ is a tall bearded iris. It is part of the Iridaceae family of plants. It is a rhizomatous perennial plant. Elaine Bessette cultivated this hybrid and registered it in 1996. They introduced it in 2000. The is a hybrid between Iris ‘Edith Wolford’ and Monty Byers ‘Space Age’ Iris. Space Age Irises have unusual decorative extensions to their beards. These extensions are horns, spoons, or flounces.
Iris ‘Trillion’ grows to 36in or 91cm tall. The flowers are colorful. The colors are a gradient of purple, violet, cream, and yellow. The petals are ruffled. The flowers are slightly fragrant. Iris ‘Trillion’ flower late spring or early summer.
How to grow Iris ‘Trillion’:
Grow Iris ‘Trillion’ in the sun or partial shade. Plant it in moist, fertile, humus-rich but well-drained soil. Propagate by offsets as the seeds are not true to their parent. They are easy to grow. Iris ‘Trillion’ is rabbit-resistant and deer-resistant. It is also drought tolerant once it is established. The best time to plant Iris ‘Trillion’ is late summer and autumn.