The Plant Company

Bringing your garden to life


01403 740100

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The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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Opening times:
Tuesday-Friday, 9:00-17:30.
Closed public holidays.


The Plants

Iris sibirica 'Butter & Sugar'

siberian iris

Photo of Iris sibirica 'Butter & Sugar'


A lovely Siberian iris with delicate white flowers with yellow falls. Flowers from May to June. Looks best planted in bold drifts beside water and allowed to naturalise or in any moist sunny border. Caution: Harmful if eaten.


  • Perennials

Award of Garden Merit

Foliage: Deciduous

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Medium growing


  • Beds and borders
  • Flower arranging
  • Cottage style garden
  • Contemporary style garden
  • Japanese style garden

Special features

  • Attractive to wildlife
  • Low maintenance
  • Architectural

Care instructions

Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil, neutral or slightly acidic in full sun to dappled shade. Do not allow to dry out. Cut back faded foliage. Can be divided in late summer.


Size: Small

Pot size: 2 litre

Eventual height: 65cm

Eventual spread: 60cm


  • Light shade
  • Sun


  • South
  • East
  • West

Soil types

  • Sandy
  • Normal
  • Clay

Soil pH ranges

  • Acid
  • Neutral