Iris sibirica 'Tycoon'
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: well-drained, moderately fertile soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: June and July
- Flower colour: rich purple
- Other features: all parts of the plant may cause severe discomfort if ingested; contact with the sap may cause skin irritation
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Clumps of slender, grass-like foliage is topped with heavenly purple flowers from early summer. Siberian iris are elegant perennials, which look sublime when planted beside a pond, where their upright habit offers an interesting contrast to the flat plane of water. This one will mix happily with most shades of lilac, pink, blue and silver.
- Garden care: Plant shallowly with the upper part of the rhizome sitting on the surface of the soil, incorporating a low-nitrogen fertiliser in the planting hole. After planting remove the upper-most third of the leaves to minimise the incidence of wind rock. In exposed areas stake with bamboo canes in early spring.
- Harmful if eaten
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