Botanical Name: Iris setosa
Height: about 40 cm
Season of bloom: June.
Growing Conditions: Full sun. Lean garden soil, not too dry.
Wildlife benefits: Wild Iris are visited by hummingbirds and large bees.
From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: No. Native to the east coast. Our seed originally collected in Nova Scotia.
Remarks: Very like Blue Flag Iris but shorter and less tolerant of shade.
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