Iris veriscolor - Blueflag Iris


A native Iris to Long Island, Blue Flag Iris produces wonderful purple/blue blooms in early to mid spring.   The plants produces bulbs and will produce additional plants year after year that can be divided into more plants to give to friends or add in other areas of the garden.   Great for ponds or low areas or heavy soil areas that retain moisture.

Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Iridaceae
Native Range: Northeastern North America
Zone: 3 to 9
Height: 2.00 to 2.50 feet
Spread: 2.00 to 2.50 feet
Bloom Time: May to June
Bloom Description: Violet blue
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Medium to wet
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Water Plant, Naturalize, Rain Garden
Flower: Showy
Tolerate: Deer, Wet Soil