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Blue Flag Iris

Plant Type: Herbaceous
Habitat: Wetland
Light Requirements: sun, part sun
Soil Moisture: mesic, wet
Soil Type: Loam
Height: 1 - 3 ft
Bloom Time: May - July
Flower Colour: blue-violet
Comments: Similar to garden irises. Excellent plant for pond edges.
Germination: Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90 - 140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F. Seed germinates only after multiple cycles of warm and cold, typically 40°-70°-40°-70°F. Seed requires light to germinatie.
Picture Copyright: Jennifer Anderson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database