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PlantFiles: Siberian Iris
Iris sibirica 'Roaring Jelly'

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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: Roaring Jelly
Hybridized by Schafer-Sacks; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1992

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Class:
Siberian (SIB)

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

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

Hardiness:
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
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender
Purple

Bloom Time:
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:
Non-patented

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):
Honorable Mention
Award of Merit
Morgan-Wood Medal (SIB)

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive coriaceous On Apr 7, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

A superb Siberian, one of the best. Red-purple falls, white signal, lighter lavender standards. Has some repeat bloom two weeks after the first flush. A prodigy of vigor, very fast increase. 3' tall in bloom.

Neutral Joan On Dec 22, 2005, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Awards: American Iris Society Honorable Mention '95, Award of Merit '97, Morgan Wood Medal '99

Regional...

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

Delhi, Iowa
Durham, Maine
Roslindale, Massachusetts
Deer River, Minnesota
Auburn, New Hampshire
Webster, New York
Coshocton, Ohio
Salem, Oregon
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Portsmouth, Virginia
Vancouver, Washington
Madison, Wisconsin



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