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Botanical name: Iris sibirica 'Shirley Pope'
Other names: Siberian Iris 'Shirley Pope'
Variety or cultivar: 'Shirley Pope' _ 'Shirley Pope' is a rhizomatous, clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with linear, strap-like, green leaves and, from late spring to early summer, erect stems bearing flowers with dark red-purple standards above broad, purple falls with white at the base of each petal.
Iris sibirica 'Shirley Pope' is: Deciduous
Flower: Reddish-purple, Purple in Spring; Purple, Reddish-purple in Summer
Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn
Habit: Clump-forming, Erect
Toxicity: Ingestion may cause severe discomfort.
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pruning: Cut back after flowering to keep tidy. . REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Iris sibirica 'Shirley Pope' (Siberian Iris 'Shirley Pope') will reach a height of 0.85m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Bog garden, City, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Flower Arranging, Roof terrace, Wallside and trellises, Waterside
Cultivation: Grow in most soil that is preferably moist but not waterlogged. In drier soils, dig in well-rotted manure before planting and apply as a mulch each spring.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained, Moisture-retentive|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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