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Blue Flag

Iris versicolor

A hardy lakeshore perennial of shallow water, two to three tall. Flowers bloom May to June and are large and showy. Petals are light to deep blue with yellow and whitish markings at the base of the sepals. Each stem bears two or three flowers. The well developed flower petals and sepals spread out nearly flat. Good for water gardens and bogs. One of the easiest, and showiest, of native aquatics for the home gardener.

Great for shoreline plantings and water gardens
One of the easiest native aquatics to grow
In stock!
 Item  Height  Size  Price  Qty
14615 4-10in S3-1 RPM $9.95

Gardening Suggestions for Blue Flag:

No known insects or diseases, but muskrats are fond of the roots.

Key Characteristics:

Moist, Well-Drained
Midwest Native
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Height:
24-36 Inches
Spread:
18-24 Inches
Hardiness Zone:
2-9

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Great Garden Neighbors:
Horsetail Horsetail
Common Sweet Flag Common Sweet Flag

Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Soil Moisture Preference
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Exposure
Partial Shade
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Habit
Perennial
Program
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)
Attributes
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Mass Planting
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
Border or Bed
Rain Gardens and Bioswales
Cut Flower
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage