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Growing Guide: How to Grow Siberian Iris

Growing Guide: How to Grow Siberian Iris

Siberian Iris are prolific and an easy to grow perennial in an array of conditions. The spectacular flowers come in a range of colors with intricate markings and excellent form. The strong and upright stems create a mesmerizing summer display, especially when planted alongside ponds. If you have not yet tried these remarkable blooms, they are not one to be missed this summer.

How to Plant

  • Soak the bare roots in water overnight before planting.
  • Find a sunny spot with moist soil (not soggy).
  • Dig holes 3-5" inches deep and 12-15" inches apart.
  • Tuck the bare roots in with the roots slightly fanned out, pointing downwards.
  • The roots should be 1" inch below the soil level.
  • Cover and pat the soil down firmly.
  • Add mulch after planting to retain moisture.
  • Water thoroughly to settle the roots in the soil.

How to Care

  • Keep your plants well-watered - 1-1.5" water per week.
  • Leave foliage in place after blooming.
  • Remove any dry foliage.

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