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IRIS sibirica 'Ruffled Velvet'

Commonly known as Siberian flag

Ruffled purple flowers with a veined yellow blotch at the base
Further Reading....

 

  • Deciduous - usually. Narrow, grass-like, upright foliage to 45cm (18in) tall
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
  • Yellow
  • Height - 55cm (22in)
  • Spread - 50cm (20in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - clump-forming, rhizomatous perennial. Each branched stem produces up to 5 flowers to 7cm (2¾in) across
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Caution, toxic if eaten, may cause skin allergy or irritant - These plants are toxic if eaten and may also cause a skin allergy, rash, irritation to eyes and skin.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - beardless Siberian iris
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, snails, thrips, viral infections, grey mould(Botrytis)
  • Place of origin - central and eastern Europe, northeastern Turkey, Russia. Garden origin.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile. Humus-rich. Will tolerate moist, but not waterlogged, soil
  • Neutral to acid soil - neutral to slightly acid.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant
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55cm (22in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  50cm (20in)
 

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