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Copper Iris

Iris fulva

In late spring, beardless, crestless, deep copper flowers bloom. The flowers are attractive to and are pollinated by hummingbirds. The leaves are bright green and sword shaped; they remain attractive all season long.

Unique, copper colored iris
Attracts hummingbirds
Foliage attractive all season

Gardening Suggestions for Copper Iris:

Key Characteristics:

Moist, Well-Drained
Humming- birds
Midwest Native
Cut Flower
Height:
24-36 Inches
Spread:
12-24 Inches
Hardiness Zone:
4-9

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Characteristics & Attributes for Iris fulva ''

Attracts Wildlife

Humming- birds

Soil Moisture Preference

Moist, Well-Drained

Exposure

Partial Shade

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Spring

Habit

Perennial

Program

Grow Native!
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
Great Garden Neighbors:
Crested Iris Crested Iris
Red Buckeye Red Buckeye