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Iris sibirica 'Papillon'

More About Iris sibirica 'Papillon'

  • Light blue, butterfly-like blooms on sturdy stems
  • Sky-blue falls with yellow and white markings near the throat
  • Seed pods, 5-8 cm long remain on the stalks throughout the winter
  • Upright, slender, bright green foliage
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer

Interesting Notes:

Iris sibirica's bloom time falls between germanica and ensata cultivars.

Zone:

4

Height:

80-90 cm

Spread:

60--75 cm

Colour:

Blue (light)
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Siberian Iris Growing and Maintenance Tips

Iris sibirica grows best in a moist to average, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade. Can tolerate drier conditions than other iris species.  


Iris sibirica 'Papillon' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Attributes

Seed
Juglan Tolerant

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge

 Suitable Substitutions for Iris sibirica 'Papillon'