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Southern Blue Flag Iris

Southern blue flag iris flowers
Photo credit: Jason Swanson, cc-0

Southern Blue Flag Iris
(Iris virginica)

Availability:

  • Currently available

Height:

  • 2 – 3 feet

Bloom:

  • May – July

Classification:

  • Native
  • Perennial

Sun:

  • Full sun (best) to part sun

Soil moisture:

  • Moist to Wet

Used by:

  • Native bees (flowers)
  • Butterflies (flowers)
  • Caterpillars (foliage)

Notes:

  • Can grow in shallow, standing water – doesn’t like to dry out.
  • Deer resistant.

Native Range:

USDA Range Map for Southern Blue Flag Iris
Map credit: USDA Plants Database