• Iris sibirica 'Ruffled Velvet'

Iris sibirica 'Ruffled Velvet'

Siberian Iris, Siberian Flag
Size: ex 2L pot

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Quick Overview

  • Intense dark purple-blue flower
  • Tall linear foliage
  • Vigourous clump-forming growth
  • Award-winning cultivar
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Description

Iris sibirica 'Ruffled Velvet' is a stunningly beautiful cultivar of Siberian Iris with deep amethyst-purple standards and darker purple falls with a yellow splotch on white and black veining. It flowers from June through to July.

Developed in 1973 by Osceola Currier McEwen (1902-2003) it was awarded the Morgan-Wood Award in 1980, the American Iris Society's highest award for Siberian Irises.

Additional Information

Order Asparagales
Family Iridaceae
Sub-Family Iridoideae
Synonyms Iris acuta, Iris angustifolia, Iris bicolor, Iris erirrhiza, Iris flexuosa, Iris mandraliscae, Iris maritima, Iris pratensis, Iris pseudosibirica, Iris sibirica var. acuta, Iris sibirica f. albiflora, Iris sibirica var. flexuosa, Iris sibirica f. stellata, Iris spathulata, Iris stricta, Limnirion sibiricum, Limniris sibirica, Xiphion flexuosum, Xiphion pratense, Xiphion sibiricum, Xyridion flexuosum, Xyridion sibiricum
Geographical Origin Horticultural cultivar - type species from Europe, Caucasus, Central Asia, Siberia
Cultivation Full sun or damp semi-shade. An aspect sheltered from the wind. Moist rich slightly-acidic well-drained soil. Cover rhizomes when planting. Mulch in winter
Eventual Height 60-70 cm
Eventual Spread 50-60 cm
Hardiness Hardy

Iris sibirica 'Ruffled Velvet'

Siberian Iris, Siberian Flag
Size: ex 2L pot

Availability: Sold Out

£9.99
You could receive 20 Palm Points for writing a review and/or rating this product.

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