Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Blue Flag Iris

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Iris veriscolor

Flower Description:

Three showy, downward-curved, blue to violet petals.

FamilyIris
Season BloomMay-Aug
HabitatPartial shade to sun, wet meadows, marches, along shores.
CyclePerennials
Height1'-3'
Leaf DescriptionBasal sword-like leaves, erect or arched out from the base.
Soil Type Wet
Light Source Partial Shade, Sun
LocationShoreline, Rain Garden, Woodland