Photo Courtesy of North Creek Nurseries

Iris versicolor Purple Flame (Northern Blue Flag)

This perennial features flowers with striking blue petals bearing a bright yellow blotch on tall slender stalks with narrow, sword-shaped eggplant-purple leaves. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring-early summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 2
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Consistent Moisture
Native to Nativar