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Iris sibirica 'Purring Tiger'


Iris sibirica 'Purring Tiger' is a Siberian iris with elegant yellow falls that are heavily veined in purple with ruffled purple standards.

Iris sibirica 'Purring Tiger' is a Siberian iris with elegant golden-yellow falls that are heavily veined in purple matching the ruffled, purple standards. It will reach 18 to 20 inches tall with an 18 to 24 inch spread. Siberian irises are useful as they fill the gap between spring and summer flowering perennials and between tall bearded irises and Japanese irises for a vibrant succession of colour while offering fine architectural foliage. Use in the cottage, rain and woodland gardens. In borders, mass plantings, as a focal point and in the vase. Hummingbird and bee attractor. Deer and rabbit resistant.

Common Name: Siberian Iris

Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes


Benefits: Bees, Hummingbirds

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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