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Iris sibirica 'Ruffled Velvet'


Iris sibirica 'Ruffled Velvet' has lightly ruffled, purple-blue standards and darker purple falls, golden throats and dark veining.

Iris sibirica 'Ruffled Velvet' is a Siberian iris with lightly ruffled, purple-blue standards and darker purple falls with golden throats and dark veining. It will reach 24 to 30 inches tall and 18 to 24 inches wide. 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: 2-4'

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour: Blue

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


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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