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Iris sibirica 'Soft Blue'

Iris sibirica 'Soft Blue' - Siberian Iris

More About Iris sibirica 'Soft Blue'

  • Clump forming perennial
  • Light blue, butterfly-like blooms on sturdy stems
  • Soft 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:

90 cm

Spread:

60 cm

Colour:

Pink (pale)
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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 'Soft Blue' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

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 'Soft Blue'