Iris versicolor - Northern Blue Flag Iris

 Sun Exposure: Sun, Part Sun

Soil Moisture: Wet, Medium-Wet, Medium

Soil Type: Sand-Loam, Loam, Loam-Clay

Height: 2 - 3 feet

Spread: 2 feet

Blooms: May, June, July

Root: Fibrous, Rhizomatous

Habitat: Wet to moist black soil prairies, Prairie swales, Open bottomland woodlands, Swamps, Fens, Edges of ponds and streams, Ditches

Landscape uses: Pollinator gardens, Pond edge, Low area garden (moist garden area)

Wildlife Value: The flowers are cross-pollinated by bumblebees and long-horned bees, butterflies and skippers visit the flowers occasionally for nectar.  Hummingbirds also visit the flowers. 

Seed Origin: Timmins, Ontario

Germination Code: C(120), F

Iris versicolor - Northern Blue Flag Iris