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Iris virginica var. shrevei

Southern Blue Flag

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Iris virginica var. shrevei (Southern Blue Flag)

This moisture loving iris with narrow, bright green leaves has fragrant, blue violet flowers with falls crested in yellow and white. A perfect choice for rain gardens and along pond edges.

Additional Information:


Height
15-40 Inches

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Spread
18-24 Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
Blue Violet


USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Pickerel Plant (Pontederia cordata), Rose Mallow (Hibiscus lasiocarpos), Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium purpureum), Copper Iris (Iris fulva)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

OBL

Season of Interest

Mid (May-June)

Soil Moisture

High

Special Uses

Fresh Cut Flower
Bog

Sun Exposure

Full Sun