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Butter & Sugar Siberian Iris

Iris sibirica 'Butter & Sugar'

SKU
04597
One of the highest rated of the Siberian Iris! Beautiful bicolor blooms are a harmonious combination of creamy yellow and white petals, supported on stiff upright stems above refined clumps of slender green foliage. Thrives in damp soils; excellent in naturalized settings, around ponds, rain gardens, or water features. An herbaceous perennial.
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Botanical PronunciationEYE-riss si-BIR-i-ka
LoreSiberian Iris can be grown under Black Walnut trees since they are not effected by juglone.
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeMid-Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist to wet.
Companion PlantsTurtlehead (Chelone); Sedge (Carex); Masterwort (Astrantia); Bee Balm (Monarda); Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium); Spiderwort (Tradescantia)

Easy and adaptable; thrives in enriched, neutral to slightly acidic, well-drained soils. Water regularly until well-established. Once established, water regularly from spring through bloom period; reduce frequency after bloom period. Remove faded foliage as new leaves emerge. Divide every 4 to 5 years in fall.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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