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Common names:
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Botanical names:
Iris sibirica Accepted
Iris angustifolia Synonym
Iris trigonocarpa Synonym
Iris stricta Synonym
Iris pratensis Synonym
Iris maritima Synonym
Iris flexuosa Synonym
Iris erirrhiza Synonym
Limniris sibirica Synonym
Iris acuta Synonym

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Classification: Species

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Plant Height: 20-48 inches
Plant Spread: 30-40 cm
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Provides winter interest
Cut Flower
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Provide darkness
Scarify seeds: Scarify seeds: Impervious seed coats. Shake in dry sharp sand or nick carefully with a file. Needs specific temperature: Indoors: Sow at 18-22C for 4 weeks, move to min. -4 C for 6 weeks, move to 5-12 C for germination
Needs specific temperature
Days to germinate: germination is erratic
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Various insects

Maybe "Caesar's Brother" ?

We're Celebrating Irises This Week!We're Celebrating Irises This Week!
By dave on May 9, 2015

We open our Irises Celebration Week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, a contest, and more!

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Location: Illinois, USDate: 2019-06-07Maybe "Caesar's Brother" ?
By molanic
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Location: Potomac MDDate: 2017-05-16
By sulurph
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Location: Woodbridge , VaDate: 2018-05-15
By krobra
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Location: Willow Valley Communities, Lakes Campus, Willow Street, Pennsylvania USADate: 2019-06-07Last Siberian iris bloom of the season
By csandt
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2019-05-14
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Location: Ann Arbor, MichiganDate: 2019-06-092019-6-9 Siberian Irises coming in
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Location: My garden in Gent, BelgiumDate: 2006-05-29
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Location: MississaugaDate: 2011-06-03
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Location: My garden in Gent, BelgiumDate: 2006-06-08
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Courtesy Gardens in the Wood of Grassy Creek
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Location: My garden, Pequea, PA 17565Date: 2015-12-06Siberian iris foliage in late fall, 2015. I like the architectura
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Location: Willow Valley Communities, Lakes Campus, Willow Street, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2019-05-15
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Location: Home - WisconsinDate: June 2020
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Location: Javorna CZDate: 2006-06-19Photo courtesy of: Premysl Tajek
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Location: Indiana zone 5Date: 2015-02-13
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Location: natural monument Prachatice District, Czech RepublicDate: 2011-05-29Photo courtesy of: Chmee2
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Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 22, 2013 2:44 PM

Siberian Irises bloom late spring to early summer. The beardless iris flowers come in a rainbow of purples, off purples, yellows, and whites, with both single and double flower forms. Once established, Siberian Irises are totally care free.

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Posted by Lalambchop1 (Chapin, SC - Zone 8a) on Oct 26, 2016 8:38 PM

I have a stand of Siberians that came with my house. Last fall I divided and replanted them. Initially it looked like I'd lost most of them, but they came back well and have filled in the section. They did not bloom this year, but I'm pleased with their progress.

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