Common Name: Southern Blue Flag Iris
Habit: Perennial Herb
Light: Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun), Full Sun (5+ hrs. direct sun)
Water Needs: Moist
Height: 1-2′
Flower: Blue, Violet, White, May
Fruit: Tan, leathery capsule containing numerous seeds
Fall Color: No
Natural Habitat: Floodplain/Marsh, Woodland Edge

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Iris virginica has a fan-like cluster of linear, pointed leaves that send out a two foot tall flower stalk topped with a deep purple bloom. The flower is a large, six-petaled bloom with three very prominent much larger petals that are blue to violet with a distinctive white and/or yellow stripe in the throat. Spreads by means of creeping rhizomes, and will form a dense clump. This plant thrives in well-drained, moist soil in part shade to full sun with consistent watering. These iris are often found on the banks of streams and wetlands. They will grow in a typical garden in a moist to moist well-drained situation.

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