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Iris sibirica 'Shirley Pope'
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common name: Siberian Iris
poisonous or irritant
full sun, part shade
moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
Velvety purple flowers with lacy white markings at the throats. Early summer flowering.
Best in moist well drained, neutral to slightly acid soil, will also grow in boggy conditions near water. Full sun or part shade.
By division of clumps.
Bred by Dr. Currier McEwen, South Harpswell, Maine, USA, introduced 1979.