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Slender Blue Flag

Iris prismatica

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Description:

Typical iris blossom. Pale blue to violet shade. Long narrow leaves on stems. Plant has two to three blooms. Blooms in early summer. Grows in swampy wetlands.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Slender Blue Iris, Coastal Iris
Plant Family:Iridaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Birds
Bloom Time:Early June to July
Fruit Timing:Late July through August
Global and State Rank:G4G5, S4
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Moisture:Moist
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist

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