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IRIS sibirica 'Sky Wings'
Siberian Iris, Sky Wings Siberian Iris
The pastel, lavender-blue blossoms of Siberian iris ‘Sky Wings’ float atop tall stems in late spring to early summer, adding an ethereal beauty to the garden. The standards of this gorgeous iris are paler than the falls, which are marked with subtle, blue veining and soft, yellow signals.
The parent species of Siberian iris are native from Central Europe through to Russia where they grow 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. Siberian iris produce spectacular flowers in late spring to early summer in varying shades and combinations of blue, white, purple and yellow. 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
18"-24" / 45.7cm - 61.0cm
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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