Online Shopping Turned Off... Until PRE-ORDER

Subscribe to be the first to know when PRE-ORDER for 2023 starts. Coming Soon.

×

Ruffled Velvet Siberian Iris

Iris sibirica 'Ruffled Velvet'

Pronunciation: EYE-riss si-BIR-i-ka
SKU #04601
4-9

Your climate might be too cold for this plant:

 Edit
OVERVIEW
Description Beardless Dutch Iris-like, with rich purple blooms that rise above the refined, slender, blue-tinged green, sword-like foliage. Use in mass plantings for a stunning effect. Thrives in moist soils, where others will not. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun
Watering Keep soil moist to wet.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Forms 2 ft. tall foliage clumps; flower stalks rise above foliage.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Clumping
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Design Ideas This rich purple Siberian Iris will adapt to practically all garden conditions and styles. Plant them as a traditional perennial in flower beds. 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. Even works well in the woodland garden or mixed into wild meadow stands. May also be used as a dramatic reed-like plant in antique ceramic pots and urns.
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Daylily (Hemerocallis); Bee Balm (Monarda); Phlox (Phlox); Spiderwort (Tradescantia); Turtlehead (Chelone)
CARE
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.
HISTORY
Lore The iris flower is the inspiration for the French national symbol, the fleur-de-lis.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

Your climate may be too cold for this plant

Buy Online

This plant is not available to purchase online.

Check a local Monrovia retailer.

Buy Locally

This plant may be available in these stores:

Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.

More stores near you >