R.W. Smith - Ladybird Johnson Center
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R.W. Smith - Ladybird Johnson Center

Southern Blue Flag Iris (Iris virginica)

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This species is primarily utilized for its brightly colored floral display. The root mass of established colonies provides good shoreline protection.

Shade Tolerance: Full sun to Part Shade

Moisture: Moist to Wet

Soils: Loam

Height: 2-3' tall

Bloom Time: May-July

Color: Blue

Deer Resistant: Yes

Uses: Cut Garden, Naturalization, Rain garden, Wet garden

USDA Plant Fact Sheet