Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Wet
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Bloom Color
Purple
Attributes
East Coast Native
Good Cut Flowers

Iris versicolor

Blue Flag Iris

Striking purple-blue flowers bloom above attractive strap-shaped leaves. Ornamental seedpods are ideal for dried arrangements. A native North American iris that naturalizes along streams or ponds and adapts well to garden soils.

Height:

24-36 Inches

Spacing:

24-36" (61-91 cm)

Additional:

Prefers consistent soil moisture.

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

Bloom Color:

Purple-blue.

Iris (eye'-ris)

Family: Iridaceae · Common Name: Blue Flag Iris

A vast genus of plants highly prized for their exquisite flowers above slender to wide blades of foliage. While most are easy to grow, others require extra care, but are worth the effort.

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