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IRIS sibirica 'Illini Charm'
Illini Charm Siberian Iris, Siberian Iris
The clean, white flowers of Siberian iris ‘King of Kings’ fade to soft lemon-yellow at the base of the falls. This distinctive iris bears its pristine blossoms on extra-tall stems in late spring to early summer.
The parent species of Siberian iris is native from Central Europe through to Russia where it grows in a wide range of conditions from wet water's edge to well drained rocky hillsides. This versatility makes these tough perennials adaptable to a wide range of conditions. The linear, almost grass-like, green foliage of Siberian iris remains fresh and attractive throughout the growing season.
Siberian iris prefer sunny locations and fertile soil with average drainage. The cold-tolerant plants form dense, slowly spreading clumps which should be divided every three years or so. These vigorous perennials look especially impressive planted in masses or as upright accents at the edge of water gardens and pools.
9 - 1
3 - 8
A2, A3, 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23
Full Sun, Partial Sun
24"-36" / 61.0cm - 91.4cm
24"-28" / 61.0cm - 71.1cm
Early Summer, Summer
Eastern Europe, Russia/Siberia
Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Clay, Loam, Sand
Wet Site, Drought
White, Purple, Blue Violet
Green, Dark Green
Cutflower, Feature Plant, Foundation, Mixed Border
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