Caesar’s Brother Siberian Iris is grown for its lance-like, architectural leaves and ruffly, dark purple flowers. Tight clumps of upright leaves grow to 2 feet tall and have an attractive blue-green color throughout the growing season if watered. The flowers on borne on stems above the foliage.
This plant works well for water gardens, mixed borders, and foundation plantings. It prefers consistently moist soils but will adapt to waterlogged soils and clay soils. It prefers full sun but will tolerate some shade, although the foliage may flop and the plant may bloom less. This plant is fairly pest and disease free.