Siberian Iris
Iris sibirica 'Shaker's Prayer'

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
Registered or introduced: 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):

Award of Merit

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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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..."