(Siberian Iris) Iris are prized for their elegant delicate flowers and disease resistance, 'Coronation Anthem' impresses with large, ruffled, mid to deep blue elegant flowers and a creamy yellow blaze. It blooms profusely in early spring and tends to rebloom in fall. 'Coronation Anthem' is an easy to grow perennial that thrives in moist acidic soil. Also resistant to both deer and rabbits.. Clumps may take 2 to 3 years to establish after which they will bloom profusely.
Sun Exposure: full sun to part shade
Soil type: all
Soil PH: slightly acidic
Soil Moisture: moist tolerates wet sites
Care level: easy
Flower color: blue yellow white
Bloom time: early spring and again in fall
Foliage Color: light green
Uses and Characteristics: accent: good texture and form, Sword like foliage, specimen, massed, waterside garden, bog garden, woodland, shade garden, reblooming, attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, deer and rabbit resistant, cut flower, poisonous toxic
Flower head size: medium
Height: 32 inches Width: 18 to 24 inches
Growth Rate: medium
Propagation: By division in fall. Best left untouched until there is a definite lessening of blooms.
Iris sibirica ‘Coronation Anthem’, Siberian Iris, zones 4-8
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