These oversized blooms have petaloid arms held straight up, primrose standards, and dark yellow falls. The overall impression is of layers of chiffon, the shades just one grade different from each other. Long-lasting and beautifully formed, these are superb cutflowers, but stand out so well in the garden you may hate to remove them even for the vase!
The flowers arise in late spring and early summer on tall, sturdy plants 30 to 36 inches high. They may offer an encore in late summer, less profuse but still very showy, and most welcome at that bleak time of year in the sunny garden.
Siberian Iris is a low maintenance perennial, content in consistently moist to damp soils. You can divide it easily every few years into even more plants, gradually acquiring a large and thriving colony!
'Dance and Sing' was introduced in 2002 by Schafer-Sacks. It remains a favorite in the yellow family, and we are honored to make it available to you this season. Zones 4-9.