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Iris sibirica Peacock Butterfly 'Jerry Murphy'


Iris sibirica 'Jerry Murphy' is a Siberian Iris with multi-hued creamy-pink standards and gold, bronze, apricot and red falls.

Iris sibirica 'Jerry Murphy' is an awarding winning Siberian Iris with multi-colored hues ranging from creamy-pink standards to yellow signals and purple-apricot veining spilling out from the centre, mixing with shades of bronze, gold, apricot to dark red stippled falls. Flowers sit atop vertical columns of strap-like, long-lasting green foliage up to 30 inches in height. They are tough, long-lived, and disease resistant preferring average to moist soils. Useful for bridging the gap between spring and summer flowering perennials and between tall bearded irises and Japanese irises, making possible a vibrant succession of colour combinations. Part of the Peacock Butterfly series. Pollinator attractor. Deer resistant.

Common Name: Siberian Iris

Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 2-4'

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Pink

Secondary Bloom Colour: Red

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring - Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits: Bees, Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Damp woodland, pastures and heaths.


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia

Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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