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Iris sibirica/Siberian Iris

Iris sibirica / Iris sibirica
Exquisite blue flowers and foliage
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Exquisite blue flowers and foliage

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Scientific Name: Iris sibirica
Common Name: Siberian Iris
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Purple
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Yellow, Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: Available in several colors from white, to blue, to purple. In height they may be up to 3 feet, but most commonly about 18 inches. Prefers sun and moist, well drained soils to grow and flower at its best. Divide rapidly growing clumps every four to five years. Do this in September.