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Directory of Wildflowers

Larger Blue Flag
Iris versicolor

Larger Blue Flag
Larger Blue Flag

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
2 - 3 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Michigan
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet
 
Bloom Color
Purple
 
Bloom Season
May - July
 

Features

Purple iris flowers.

Culture

Full sun; moist to wet sites.

Notes

Found in wet meadows. Will spread by rhizomes and by self seeding.