Iris virginica (Southern Blue Flag)

This perennial features blooms of violet blue standards with yellow and white crested falls on slender stalks with narrow, sword-shaped medium green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
1-3 ft tall x 1-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Consistent Moisture
Native to Native