Siberian Flag (Iris sibirica)
Attractive, free flowering blue with a white and yellow throat. Despite its name, this plant is a native of Europe, not Siberia. As with all iris, the tubers are harmful if eaten.
It prefers damp rather than waterlogged soil. keep the crown well above the water surface. After foliage has died back in Autumn cut back to just above the water surface. If trimming is left until spring take care not to damage emerging shoots.
Plant in full sun to partial shade in damp or boggy soil that won't dry out.
- Flowering period: June & July
- Mature height: 60cm to 90cm
- Growth rate: slow