Siberian iris

Iris chrysographes

Siberian iris - Iris chrysographes

Common Name: Siberian iris
Genus: Iris
Species: chrysographes

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Average

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.50 m (50 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.50 m (50 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Black, Purple
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: May & June

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained



    Dramatic indigo-violet almost black flowers appear in May and June above strap-like grey-green leaves. This clump-forming beardless iris related to the moisture-loving Siberian iris makes an eyecatching feature in a sunny boggy area of the garden or beside water.
  • Garden care: Incorporate plenty of well-rotted garden compost or manure into the planting hole. Do not allow the plant to dry out.


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