Iris versicolor ~ Northern Blue Flag Iris, Harlequin Blue Flag-ServeScape
Iris versicolor ~ Northern Blue Flag Iris, Harlequin Blue Flag-ServeScape
Iris versicolor ~ Northern Blue Flag Iris - Delivered By ServeScape
Iris versicolor ~ Northern Blue Flag Iris, Harlequin Blue Flag-ServeScape
Iris versicolor ~ Northern Blue Flag Iris, Harlequin Blue Flag-ServeScape
Iris versicolor ~ Northern Blue Flag Iris, Harlequin Blue Flag-ServeScape
Iris versicolor ~ Northern Blue Flag Iris, Harlequin Blue Flag-ServeScape

Iris versicolor

Northern Blue Flag Iris, Harlequin Blue Flag


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  • Pickup in 3-5 business days from our Switchyard in Chamblee
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**Dormancy Note - This plant is currently dormant for the winter! It is available for purchase! Your delivered plant may be dormant, or showing very little top growth. However, you can still plant! These plants are putting all their energy into root production, so they will be ready to thrive in the spring! If you have any issues with your plant the following peak season, you can fill out our return request form to request a replacement plant.

Northern Blue Flag Iris is a marginal deciduous perennial with a clumping habit.  The long blue-green sword-like foliage is erect and lightly arches.  Long sturdy stalks grow from the center of the plant are topped with soft bluish-purple flowers with deep purple veining and a central yellow splotch surrounded by a white zone in summer, attracting bees Grows best in rich, slightly acidic, moist to wet water-retentive soils.  

Iris versicolor is pollenated by various types of bees, but is still a good food source for butterflies and highly attractive to hummingbirds.

Type: 

Perennial

Height: 

2' - 2.5'

Spread: 

2’ - 2.5'

Spacing: 

2’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

3 - 9

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

Purple

Season of Interest:  

Summer, Fall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Medium Maintenance.  Water regularly, then occasionally once established.  Can cut back any dying foliage after flowering.  In winter, it is intolerant of wet or boggy soils- the roots may rot- move to dryer ground for fall and winter.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensWater Gardens, Ponds and Streams, Naturalized Areas, Foundation Plantings, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS:  Joe Pye Weed, Spiderwort, Turtlehead

IMAGES: Photo by Bob GutowskiIris versicolor, (2) Photo by John Munt, blue-flag-iris, (3) Jean-Pierre Guillet, Iris versicolor au parc national du Bic, CC BY-SA 4.0, (4) Ryan HodnettNorthern Blue Flag (Iris versicolor) - Algonquin Provincial Park, OntarioCC BY-SA 4.0, (5) PantaRheiFeldberg (Schwarzwald) - Naturschutzgebiet Feldberg (Black Forest) - Bild 3 FeldseeCC BY-SA 4.0

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.


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