The Plantsman’s Nursery

The Plant list

Common Name

IRIS sibirica Maranatha

Royal purple flowers. June-July. Sheathes of grassy leaves. Ht. 90cm. Sp. 60cm. Bog, moist soil or dry soil once established. Lime tolerant. Full sun or part shade. Bred by Steve Varner in 1973.

The Siberian iris is native to Turkey where it grows in swampy ground. In cultivation it is an amenable plant. It is unfussy as to soil and will grow in anything from the heaviest clay to the lightest sandy soil (once established). Happy in full sun, they also thrive in part shade. After planting Siberian Irises needs no special care, being disease free and untroubled by pests. For full details please visit our Iris Page


Clear selection
SKU: 4025 Categories: , ,

Plant Details: IRIS sibirica Maranatha

Plant: IRIS

Species: sibirica

Variety: Maranatha

Common name: Siberian Iris

Family: Iridaceae

Origin: Turkey

Flower colour: Blue

Flower month: Jun, Jul

Foliage colour: Green

Hardy: Hardy

Soil type: Any soil

Aspect: Part Shade, Sun

Evergreen: Deciduous

Height: 80

Spread: 60

Flower type: Single

Flower attribute: Elegant

Foliage style: Arch Foliage Habit

Leaf colour: Green

Seed month: Aug, Sep, Oct

Seed colour: Brown

Self: NO

Naturalising: YES

Protect from slugs: Yes

Winter grow conditions: O

Container Compost: Peat Substitute Compost

Year of introduction: YES

Web rating: Woottens Plants rating 7/10

Special uses: Deer Proof, Rabbit Proof, Marine

Pot Size: Bareroot

Sub Group: Sibirica

Dispatch Times

  • We aim to dispatch majority of orders within 5-7 working days
  • There are EXCEPTIONS during busy periods – please click here to find out about current dispatch times
  • Some plants are seasonal and only dispatched at certain times of the year. Including Pelargoniums, Auriculas and Irises click here for more details
  • Bareroot plants can take between 7-10 days before dispatch.
  • We only send plants of optimum quality therefore your delivery may be split and plants sent to follow later. Whilst we try and keep our website up to date inevitably during busy period’s plants may sell out.
  • Sometimes it is necessary to ‘cut back’ your plants for the good of the plants and to insure safe packing and arrival of your order. We only do this to herbaceous perennials that will rejuvenate stronger from the base.
  • If there are any problems with your order you will contacted via email or phone to discuss the order


  • Potted plants ordered for collection from the nursery can be ready 4 working days after the order has been placed.
  • Bareroot plants ordered for collection from the nursery can be ready 10 working days after the order has been placed
  • Collections can be picked up any day by appointment except Sunday.
  • Please specify which date you will be collecting on in the 'order notes' box at the checkout.

© ​Woottens of Wenhaston Ltd 2024 | REG: 10235687