Iris versicolor Iris versicolor

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Iris versicolor

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  • Outrageous Vigor,
  • 3-4 inch Purple Flags,
  • Mid Summer Bloomer,
Common Name:Blueflag
Plant Type:Perennial
Brand:American Beauties Native Plants
Hardiness Zone: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 What is my zone?
Height:2 - 3 Feet
Spread:2 - 3 Feet
Exposure:Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions:Bee-Friendly
Critter Resistance:Deer, Rabbit
Flower Color:Purple Shades

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(Blue flag) Spring beauty is all around with Iris versicolor. Standing 2-3 foot tall, 3-4 inch light purple flags emerge from the long, thin blades of foliage late spring to early summer. Planted in full sun to part shade, with moderate to moist soil, Iris versicolor is sure to flourish in your garden or landscape. Do you enjoy water gardening? Iris versicolor is a perfect addition to ponds and areas for neutralizing. Deer resistant, Iris versicolor is the perfect addition to your native garden collection.
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Iris versicolor

Common Name Blueflag
USDA Hardiness Zone 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Plant Type Perennial
Brand American Beauties Native Plants
Sun Exposure Full Sun (+6 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Moderate, Moist
Nature Attractions Bee-Friendly
Critter Resistance Deer, Rabbit
Flower Color Purple Shades
Attributes Cut Flower or Foliage, Deciduous, Native
Design Use Border, Massing, Specimen, Waters Edge or Bog
Season of Interest (Flowering) Late Spring or Early Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage) Spring, Summer

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