Iris versicolor


Common Name: blue flag
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): sun to light shade
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:3 to 4 feet
Width:2 to 3 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Wetland
Soil Type:moist to wet
Soil Moisture:Mesic, Wet
Seed Ripens:
USDA Zones:4 to 9
Flower Colour:violet to purple
Bloom Time:late spring
Comments:Excellent plant for pond edges.
Germination:Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Seed germinates only after multiple cycles of warm and cold, typically 40°-70°-40°-70°F.
Seed requires light to germinate.
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Picture Copyright: Jennifer Anderson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database