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Springtime Greenery

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Siberian Iris(7 of 15)

Plant in reliably moist to wet soil; will tolerate standing water and boggy conditions
Plant in full sun to light shade
Remove dead foliage in fall
Height: 2-3 feet; Width: 2-3 feet, spreading
Hardy in USDA zones (3)4-9:
Zone 3: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; may be marginally hardy in this zone.
Zone 4: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to light shade; apply extra mulch after first hard frost.
Zone 7: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to light shade; apply extra mulch after first hard frost.
Zone 8: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to light shade.
Zone 9: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to light shade.

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