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Ruffled Velvet Siberian Iris

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  • Partial Shade to Full Sun (At Least 3 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
  • Mature Height 24 - 30 Inches
  • Mature Spread 24 - 30 Inches
  • Growing Zones 4 - 8

The Ruffled Velvet Siberian Iris has beautiful blooms, but take a closer look, and these flowers are even more striking. Upright and drooping petals are the hallmark of an Iris, and this cultivar features petals in a deep plum hue. What really sets these blooms apart are the black and gold accents near the center of each flower. The Iris sibirica has narrow, sword-shaped leaves that emerge from the base of the plant. Enjoy the flowers from June through July, and the green foliage stays in place for the rest of the season after the blooms fade.

Grow this plant in beds borders, or create a dazzling mass planting. Butterflies are attracted to the blooms, so feature this beauty in a butterfly garden. The Siberian Iris is a clump-forming plant that is relatively low maintenance and grows as a perennial in USDA zones 4 through 8. The blooms and greenery are deer-resistant for added convenience.

Ruffled Velvet Siberian Iris Care

Plant the Ruffled Velvet Siberian Iris in full sun to partial shade. This plant needs 4 to 6 hours of sunlight each day. Soil should be neutral to slightly acidic and moist but allow for good drainage. Water this Iris weekly or when the top several inches of soil feels dry. This plant is drought-tolerant, but keeping up with watering will ensure the plant looks its best. 

Fertilize using a balanced plant food in the spring before the flowers bloom. Deadhead the Ruffled Velvet Siberian Iris to maintain a tidy appearance. Propagate the plant through division in the midsummer or early fall.

Ruffled Velvet Siberian Iris Spacing

This Siberian Iris is an upright, clump-forming plant that will grow 24 to 30 inches tall and wide. Space plants as close as 22 to 28 inches to create a full and dense planting.

Ruffled Velvet Siberian Iris Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 - 8
Plant Type: Perennials
Light Exposure: Partial Shade to Full Sun (At Least 3 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
Mature Height: 24 - 30 Inches
Mature Spread: 24 - 30 Inches
Spacing: 24 - 30 Inches
Habit: Clumping, Upright
Flower Color(s): Purple
Flower Description: Deep Plum-Colored
Bloom Period:
Foliage Type: Herbaceous
Foliage Color(s): Green
Foliage Description:
Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering, Summer Flowering
Watering: Average
Resists: Deer
Tolerates: Drought
Attracts: Butterflies
Container Role:
Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting, Specimen or Focal Point, Wildlife Gardens
Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers
Common Name: Ruffled Velvet Siberian Iris
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The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

1 Review - Ruffled Velvet Siberian Iris Show Reviews

  • 5
    great choice for our garden.

    Posted by Monica Chandler on May 2nd 2022

    wonderful plant for our garden and we are delighted with the varieties and the healthy plants that arrived!