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Iris versicolor

Blue Flag Iris
Iris versicolor
Iris versicolor
Description

Blue Flag Iris has masses of beautiful blue flag-like flowers with yellow falls at the ends of the stems in mid spring, which are most effective when planted in groupings. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its sword-like leaves remain green in color throughout the season.

Ornamental Features

Blue Flag Iris has masses of beautiful blue flag-like flowers with yellow falls at the ends of the stems in mid spring, which are most effective when planted in groupings. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its sword-like leaves remain green in color throughout the season.

Planting & Growing

Blue Flag Iris will grow to be about 30 inches tall at maturity extending to 4 feet tall with the flowers, with a spread of 30 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 24 inches apart. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As an herbaceous perennial, this plant will usually die back to the crown each winter, and will regrow from the base each spring. Be careful not to disturb the crown in late winter when it may not be readily seen!

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Fall Color

Deer Resistance:

full sun to partial shade

average

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wet

2a

5

ft.

30 inches

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