Iris sibirica 'Butter and Sugar'

Butter and Sugar Siberian Iris

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial



    • Creamy white standards and butter-yellow falls, both with greenish yellow veins. Excellent flower form. Blooms in early summer with a possible rebloom later in the season



Siberian irises are haled for their elegant, delicate flowers and disease resistance. They perform admirably in the sunny to partially shady garden, but need plenty of water throughout the season to continue looking their best. In naturalized settings, they are particularly effective around water features.


Height:

26-32 in

Spread:

1-3 ft

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

Iris sibirica 'Butter and Sugar' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Specimen
  • Border
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Cottage Garden
  • Dried Flower

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade
  • Does best in full sun

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Rapid

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Moist
  • Tolerates most soils

Flower Color

  • Yellow
  • White

Habit

  • Upright
  • Clumping