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Iris sibirica 'Temper Tantrum'
Common Name: Siberian Iris Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Iris sibirica 'Temper Tantrum'
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A plant for those heated moments in life, 'Temper Tantrum' has lavender/purple flowers with remarkable blue markings. Siberian irises are useful in that they bridge the gap between spring and summer flowering perennials while offering fine architectural foliage for the whole season.


Geogrpahical Origin:
North Central and Eastern Asia
Europe and Western Russia
Native Habitat:
Damp woodland, pastures and heaths.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPurple 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourBlue 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeLate Spring 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Euphorbia "Excalibur / 'Froeup'"
Lysimachia atropurpurea "'Beaujolais'"
Incarvillea delavayi

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