Iris Siberica Siberian Iris

SIBERIAN IRIS PLANT CHARACTERISTICS:

Rock gardens – Border planting, Container planting, Cut Flower – Edge planting, Rabbit Resistant, Deer Resistant, Mass planting, Waterside planting

Siberian Iris is a most outstanding, maintenance-free species of plants. These graceful, but rugged plants bloom in late spring and maintain their beautiful grass-like foliage all season. After bloom, the mature seedpod and stem are excellent in dried arrangements. They prefer sun to part shade in evenly moist acidic soil. Not enough good can be said about Siberian Iris. They are rugged, vigorous, smothered with bloom. Not fussy about soil, they take a wide range of conditions, quickly forming large clumps. Resistant to iris bores and drought tolerant once established. Give them plenty of water until established. They love mulch, just like daylilies. This very hardy iris grows in zones 3-9.

  • Planting Location: Full sun or partial shade
  • Planting: January-May
  • Planting Depth: 1 inch (2,5 cm)
  • Planting Distance: 12 inch (30 cm)
  • Flowers In: June-July
  • Flowering Height: Approx. 14 inch (35 cm)

Easy to Grow:

1. Select an area with full sun or part shade
2. Dig a hole 1 inch (2,5 cm) deep
3. Place the perennial in the hole, with pointed side up
4. Space perennials 12 inches (30 cm) apart
5. Cover with soil and water thoroughly

Planting Tips:

Plant in groups of 2 or more, in well-drained soil. Perennials will benefit from a handful of compost added to the planting holes.
Caution: Eating this plant can be harmful to your health!

 

Search code: TG922


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