Caesar's Brother Siberian Iris
Iris sibirica 'Caesar's Brother'
|Description||Beardless, dark purple blooms rise above refined, slender, sword-like green foliage. A stand-out in the border when planted en masse. This highly adaptable iris thrives in moist soils, where others will not. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist to wet.|
|Mature Size||Foliage quickly reaches 2 ft. tall; flower stalks grow to 3 ft. tall.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Design Ideas||This potent Siberian Iris will adapt to practically all garden conditions and styles. Use to simulate water in dry streambeds or around landscape boulders. Try as an equivalent to water Iris in damp spots around pools, ponds and water gardens. Although it works well in the woodland garden, where there is enough sun to accentuate its color, it's best in full sun and mixed into wild meadow stands. An exceptional reed-like plant for emerald-green antique ceramic pots and urns.|
|Companion Plants||Coneflower (Echinacea); Turtlehead (Chelone); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Bee Balm (Monarda); Spiderwort (Tradescantia)|
|Care||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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.