Blu Flag Iris
Also known as
Blue Flag, Boston Iris, Liver Lily, North American Blue Flag, Particoloured Iris, Purple Iris, Snake Lily, Wild Iris, Harlequin Blueflag, Varied-Color Iris, Water Flag, Larger Blue Flag, Multi-Coloured Blue Flag, Northern Blue Flag
Iris versicolor 2 by Dlanglois (CC-BY-SA-3.0)
5 years to reach maturity
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Blu Flag Iris Overview
Iris versicolor is a bulbous perennial from the Iridaceae family. It produces narrow, grass-like leaves and erect stems with large violet-blue flowers, growing from underground rhizomes. It typically reaches a height of around 0.8-1m. Forming branched stems bearing vibrant blue-purple flowers measuring between 6-8cm across. They have attractive venation, tending towards white inside the flower, these appear in summer and this plant has a clumping habit. Fully hardy, this plant grows well in full sun nd moist, poorly-draining soil.
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Aquatic, bog, border, cutting bed.
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