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PlantFiles: Siberian Iris
Iris sibirica 'Shaker's Prayer'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Species: sibirica (sy-BEER-ah-kuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Shaker's Prayer
Hybridized by Warner; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1989

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Class:
Siberian (SIB)

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
Blue-Violet
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Extra early (EE)
Midseason (M)
Late Midseason (MLa)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Awards (if applicable):
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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive saya On Feb 1, 2009, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

AGM 2005. According RHS Trial: "... Flowering 23 May to 4 July 2005. Falls delicately veined violet on white, beautiful markings, many tall spikes with 5 flowerson each..."

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Smiths Grove, Kentucky
Durham, Maine
Hagerstown, Maryland
Attleboro, Massachusetts
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts
Fenton, Michigan
West Bloomfield, Michigan
Deer River, Minnesota
Auburn, New Hampshire
Southold, New York
Warwick, New York
Butler, Pennsylvania
Wakefield, Rhode Island
Kingston, Washington
Vancouver, Washington



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