Blue Flag Iris (Iris versicolor)

Habitat: Wet Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Flowers: Blue/Violet

Attributes: Clay soil tolerant, Wet soil tolerant

Height: 30-80 cm (11-31 in)


A wild iris, with a large blue flower. A single plant will slowly form a clump, which is easily divided. Best planted in a wetland or potted and sunk along the edge of a pond.


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Wildflowers website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

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