Blue Flag Iris

Botanical Name: Iris versicolor

Height: about i m

Season of bloom: June.

Growing Conditions: Full sun to part sun. Moist to wet.

Wildlife benefits: Wild Irises are visited by hummingbirds and large bees.

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes

Remarks: The floral emblem of Quebec. Ideal for cottage shoreline restorations.

Similar species: Beach-head Iris

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Iris