Ruffled Velvet Siberian Iris
Iris sibirica 'Ruffled Velvet'
Pronunciation: EYE-riss si-BIR-i-ka
|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.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist to wet.|
|Mature Size||Forms 2 ft. tall foliage clumps; flower stalks rise above foliage.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Fast Growing|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|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.|
|Companion Plants||Daylily (Hemerocallis); Bee Balm (Monarda); Phlox (Phlox); Spiderwort (Tradescantia); Turtlehead (Chelone)|
|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.|
|Lore||The iris flower is the inspiration for the French national symbol, the fleur-de-lis.|
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.