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Pure Iris sibirica "Star" mix. Fresh from the garden.

We're seeing stars. It's all thanks to this Iris sibirica "Star" mix. This mix contains 1 purple/white/yellow Iris sibirica "Currier" and 2 blue/white/yellow Iris sibirica "I see stars". You will receive the Iris sibirica "Star" mix as bare-root stock in sugar cane sacking. This is more environmentally friendly than plastic nursery pots. The roots are shipped fresh from the ground. They are already one year old. This gives them additional strength, enabling them to grow faster than they would in a nursery pot. Plants grown from bare-root stock also adapt to their new environment more easily. They flower better and they are more economical. Bare-root stock plants grow when it becomes warmer. They are winter-hardy perennials. They can be planted at any time, provided that the ground is not frozen. They will begin flowering at the end of spring. This will continue for months. Not to mention that they will return each year. Irises love sunlight and water. Plant them in full sun and ensure that they always have enough water. They are perfect plants for pond banks. You can plant them separately around the garden. They can also be planted in flower pots on a patio, roof terrace or balcony.

3x Siberian iris - Mix 'Star' - Bare rooted - Hardy plant

Iris sibirica

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3x Siberian iris - Mix 'Star' - Bare rooted - Hardy plant

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Specifications

Blue,Purple,White
Supplied as bare-rooted plant
Not edible
Flowering May - June
Growing height 50 - 100 cm
6 months growth and flowering guarantee
Hardy plant
Deciduous
Location: Half shadow
Planting distance 30 - 40 cm

Planting

Siberian irises flower well in a warm sunny area or semi shade in well-drained, fairly dry soil.

These Siberian irises grow best in the garden. The plant has thick rhizomes which should be planted as soon as possible upon receipt. Prepare the ground and thoroughly loosen the soil. Improve heavy garden soil by mixing in some sharp sand. Make a mound in the planting hole and lay the thick roots of the iris along both sides of the mound about 1 cm below ground level. Fill the hole with soil and press firmly down. Water immediately after planting. The spacing of the rhizomes should be roughly 25-30 cm.

Siberian irises in the garden

Siberian irises are a group of large-flowered irises that really dislike wet soil – dry, permeable is perfect. These irises grow best and are at home when planted in a raised bed against a south wall. However, Siberian irises will also flower profusely, planted along a sunny border.

Care

Siberian irises are hardy perennials. The soil can normally be moist to slightly dry rather than too wet. Cut off faded flower stems completely and remove any unpleasant-looking leaves. The sword-shaped, greyish green leaves die back towards the end of summer, but new leaves appear once again in autumn. In winter, cover the plants with a layer of leaf litter or conifer branches. Cut off all the leaves in spring, give it a good feed and you will soon see new shoots appear.

Siberian irises should be rejuvenated

For profuse flowering, we recommend rejuvenating your Siberian irises after 4, 5 or 6 years. Dig up the rhizomes in August. Cut off the younger parts using a sharp knife while making sure that each part has a growing shoot Replant these young pieces and the following year the beautiful flowers appear again.

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Siberian irises come in many wonderful varieties.

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Pure Iris sibirica "Star" mix. Fresh from the garden.

We're seeing stars. It's all thanks to this Iris sibirica "Star" mix. This mix contains 1 purple/white/yellow Iris sibirica "Currier" and 2 blue/white/yellow Iris sibirica "I see stars". You will receive the Iris sibirica "Star" mix as bare-root stock in sugar cane sacking. This is more environmentally friendly than plastic nursery pots. The roots are shipped fresh from the ground. They are already one year old. This gives them additional strength, enabling them to grow faster than they would in a nursery pot. Plants grown from bare-root stock also adapt to their new environment more easily. They flower better and they are more economical. Bare-root stock plants grow when it becomes warmer. They are winter-hardy perennials. They can be planted at any time, provided that the ground is not frozen. They will begin flowering at the end of spring. This will continue for months. Not to mention that they will return each year. Irises love sunlight and water. Plant them in full sun and ensure that they always have enough water. They are perfect plants for pond banks. You can plant them separately around the garden. They can also be planted in flower pots on a patio, roof terrace or balcony.

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