Iris sibirica 'How Audacious' - Siberian Iris (photo credit: Growing Colors)

Perennials

Iris sibirica 'How Audacious'

Siberian Iris

The 'How Audacious' variety of Siberian Iris blooms stunning violet, yellow and white multi-colored flowers that enhance the spring garden. The sword-like dark green foliage arches slightly and remains attractive throughout the growing season, producing 2-5 flowers each. Preforms best in moist boggy conditions, however will grow in just about any soil type because its thick roots penetrate the soil deeply. Excellent for veritcal effect in the landscape. 

Siberian Iris Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easily grown in moist, fertile, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Siberian iris is an adaptable plant which tolerates a wide range of soils, including boggy ones, but will generally perform well in average garden soils. In too much shade, plants tend to produce fewer flowers and foliage tends to flop. 

Height:

30 in

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Spread:

24-30 in

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Iris sibirica 'How Audacious'

Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Wet
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Attributes
Cut Flower
Great Foliage
Mass Planting
Bog
Specimen
Border or Bed
Great Companion Plants for Iris sibirica 'How Audacious'
Creeping Jenny Creeping Jenny (Lysimachia nummelaria 'Goldi')
Milkweed, Swamp Milkweed, Swamp (Asclepias incarnata )
Swamp Milkweed Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata 'Ice Ballet')
Loosestrife Loosestrife (Lythrum virgatum 'Morden's Gleam')
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