Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens

Iris sibirica Caesar's Brother (Siberian Iris)

This perennial features flowers donning purple standards and purple falls that sport yellow and white eyes that have distinctive black veining on tall slender stalks with narrow, sword-shaped green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
3-3.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture