Iris sibirica
(Siberian iris)
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Category: Herbaceous Plants

Photo Credits: Steven N. Rodie

Additional Species:

‘Caesar’s Brother,’ ‘Butter and Sugar’

Height: 24 – 36 inches


Spread:  36 inches


Location: Sides, Top of Berm


Comments & Cautions:
nice foliage after bloom; less susceptible to borers and rot than tall bearded iris; divide in spring


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Moist or Average

This plant prefers Loam or Clay soil.

This plant DOES have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

upright mounds

Foliage

swordlike narrow green leaves; effective yellow fall color; medium texture

Flowers

three standards and three falls held on stems above foliage; purple to blue with yellow and white cultivars; May-June

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