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Blue flag, Poison flag - Iris versicolor - 3 litre

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GLG22627
Special Price £16.99 Regular Price £22.99

Select Iris versicolour for a shot of true blue, which will have a cooling effect , by your water feature or poolside.

  • Hardy
  • Cut back dead foliage and divide clumps in autumn
  • Full sun / part shade
  • Shallow water - no dry conditions, prefers a sand, clay, loam soil
  • Early summer
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Iris versicolor is a wild flower of Eastern North America. It will bring an intense area of blue to the waterside, plants will also perform well under average border conditions, as long as they are moist. Medium-sized flowers of bright violet-blue with ruffled petals sit amongst clumps of tall sword-like leaves. In smaller water features, consider growing this in large pots submerged to the rim.

Available as a 3L plant.

More Information
Short name Blue flag, Poison flag
Sub title Iris versicolor - 3 litre
Brand Great Little Garden
Drought Resistance Not resistant to drought in any way
Evergreen/Deciduous Deciduous
Flowering Period Jun and Jul
Flower Colour Blue
Foliage colour Green
Fragrance Green
Hardiness Hardy
Plant Size 3 litre pot
Plant Type Water
Minimum Height 600
Maximum Depth 150
Height & Spread 60 - 90 cm (h) 0 - 15 cm (d)
Pot size (Litres) 3L
Maximum Height 900
Required maintenance After foliage has died back in Autumn cut back to just above the water surface If trimming left until spring take care not to damage emerging shoots
Season of Interest Spring - Summer
Soil Type Wet
Sun or Shade Partial shade
Where to Plant Water

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