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Iris virginica var. shrevei

Southern Blue Flag

Plant Type: Native - American
FULL Sun

This moisture-loving iris has fragrant, blue violet flowers with falls crested in yellow and white. Narrow, bright green leaves often lie on the ground or in water.


Height

15-40"

Spread

18-24"

Growth Habit

THRILLER (upright)

Landscape Application:

Excellent in swales and swampy ground, rain gardens and water margins.

Iris virginica var. shrevei Plant Care:

Prefers full sun in moist or wet slightly acidic soil.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 5 (-20/-10F)

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Southern Blue Flag Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

MIDSEASON (May-June)

Mid Season (May - June)
Soil Moisture Needs

High or consistent soil moisture.

Moist
Special Benefits
Bog
Nature Attraction
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

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