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Paprikash Siberian Iris

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Here's a stunning, uniquely hued Siberian iris that will attract attention wherever you use it, whether planted in a group in a garden, at the edge of a walking path or alongside a water feature. Blooming from mid to late spring, the 5" flowers feature violet-peach standards with coppery, orange-red falls that sway in the breeze and deep yellow signals veined in red. Butterflies and honeybees find these blooms irresistible, but deer and rabbits tend not to eat them. Because Paprikash reaches 20" tall, it's an excellent option for mid-border use. The showy flowers are wonderful for cutting, so be sure to grow a few extra to use in bouquets and arrangements.

  • Botanical Name: Iris sibirica 'Paprikash'
  • Form: Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-9
  • Flowering Time: Mid to late spring.
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Flower Color: Violet-peach standards with orange-red falls and deep yellow signals are veined in red
  • Flower Form: 4" typical Iris-like flowers
  • Foliage Type: Slightly arching, narrow grass-like leaves.
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Height/Habit: 20 inches
  • Spread: 18 - 24 inches
  • Planting Instructions: Plant with eyes (sprouts) just below the soil. Firm well and water thoroughly. Plant where they will get at least 5 hours of sun per day.
  • Soil Requirements: Well drained
  • Will Tolerate: Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning: Remove spent flower stems after blooming.