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Iris pseudata 'Shiryukyo'


Iris pseudata 'Shiryukyo' is a tall cultivar to four feet with violet and purple tones and veining set off with a bright yellow signal.

Iris pseudata 'Shiryukyo' is an early summer bloomer with eye-popping blends of purple with magenta standards and crisp, dark veining on rich purple falls contrasting beautifully with a bold and bright yellow signal. Tall, elegant, vigorous plants grow up to four feet tall in a variety of conditions from standing water and rain gardens to normal gardening conditions. Plants are sterile. Prefers full sun for best performance. Pseudatas are a cross between Iris pseudacorus and Iris ensata. Attracts hummingbirds and bees. Deer and rabbit resistant.

Common Name: Pseudata Iris

Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-9

Light: Full Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 3-5'

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Early Summer

Soil Moisture: Moist, Wet, Average, Wet

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Hummingbirds, Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Damp marshy areas, swampy woods and in shallow water or wet ground on the edges of rivers and ditches. Often found in shady places.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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