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Iris sibirica 'Lady Vanessa'
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Plant Type: Perennials

This tall Siberian iris produces flowers with ruffled, red-violet falls and light purple standards in late spring on rigid stems which rise high above a clump of arching, narrow, grass-like leaves. Clumps will grow together and snuff out weeds. After bloom, the vase-shaped foliage will retain its green color into the fall. Excellent cut flower, but lasts only 2 days.

 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Easily grown in average, medium to wet soil in full sun to part shade. Tolerates a wide range of soils. It is best grown in very moist, fertile, slightly acid soil, including boggy conditions, but will also tolerate a poor, dry soil because its thick roots penetrate the soil deeply.

Flower Color

Red-violet /light purple

Foliage Color

Green

Plant Spread

2-2.5 ft.

Good Companions

Plant Height

2.5-3 ft.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

3-8

Soil Moisture

Medium to wet soil needs


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

Excellent color, Slope or hillside plantings, Stream or pond edge, Mass Plant, Border

Bloom Time

May

Critter Resistance

Exposure

Full sun to part shade

Growth Rate

Seasonal Interests