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Iris sibirica?


By Bernard

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom Gb

I'm wondering if this is Iris sibirica...... I can't show you a picture of the group as only one is permitted per question (I think) but it is quite a large group of densely packed, tall plants with narrow leaves and the flowers are smaller than the usual iris.




Yes, I think it is. The leaves should be quite narrow and very vertical. It likes moist soil and looks great by a pond.

11 Jun, 2009


It is Iris siberica as Volunteer says it grows well by water. At Kew they are grown in the woodland garden.Nice plants.

11 Jun, 2009


Although it prefers moist soil, it is very tolerant. Mine grow in clay soil at the top of the garden quite happily

11 Jun, 2009


mine are in a dry sunny spot and do better every year.

11 Jun, 2009


Which goes to prove that plants can't read!

11 Jun, 2009


or i didnt read before i planted it lol

11 Jun, 2009


Thank you so much for your repiles.

12 Jun, 2009

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