Iris 'Silver Edge'

Siberian iris

2 litre pot £8.99 Buy
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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: well-drained, moderately fertile, neutral to slightly acidic soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: May to June
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Dusky, mid-blue petals, each with a distinctive silver edge form lightly ruffled flowers in May and June above slender, blue-green, strap-shaped leaves. This beautiful blue, Siberian iris provides vertical interest in a sunny garden border or waterside planting. More vigorous than other varieties it's particularly valuable for holding together deteriorating riverbanks.

  • 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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