3 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Siberian Iris Overview
Iris sibirica is a herbaceous perennial that grows from underground rhizomes. This stunningly marked species has narrow grass-like foliage and typically grows to a height of around 1.2m. It produces branched stems bearing 5 violet-blue flowers with purple veining at the base, these appear in early summer. Grows well in full or partial shade and moist, well-draining soil.
Common problems with Siberian Iris
Can be attacked by slugs, snails and thrips. In addition they can suffer from grey moulds.
How to harvest Siberian Iris
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Siberian Iris
Divide rhizomes in midsummer to early autumn.
Special features of Siberian Iris
Other uses of Siberian Iris
Ornamental, bog, aquatic, erosion control, cutting bed. Summer interest.
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