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botanical name:
Iris sibirica 'Sea Shadows'
Iris sibirica 'Sea Shadows' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Siberian Iris
family:  Iridaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.80m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
stem/bark: green
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Graceful flowers in shades of mid indigo blue and lighter blues. Free flowering in May and June. Slender, strap-shaped leaves.

cultivation:
Best in moist well drained, neutral to slightly acid soil, will also grow in boggy conditions near water. Full sun or part shade.

propagation:
By division of clumps.

usage:
Good cut flower.

other notes:
Raised by M. Brummitt, 1964

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