Wild Iris

Iris shrevei

Wild Iris is excellent for naturalizing in moist soils along pond edges, streambanks or any damp area in the landscape. Its ability to grow in water up to a foot deep makes it ideal for water gardens. …

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SKU
34950-03 / 14950
Plants 3" Pots
1-4 $7.99 ea.
5-10 $6.99 ea.
11-31 $5.99 ea.
32+ $4.99 ea.
Seeds 800 seeds/oz
1/4 Oz $12.00
1/2 Oz $18.00
Oz $30.00
Lb $450.00
Cultural Details
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture Wet
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial
Height 2' - 3'
Bloom Color Lavender, Blue
Bloom Time June, July
Spacing 1'
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Root Type Rhizome
Benefits Butterflies, Pollinators, Hummingbirds
Seeds per Oz 800
Propagation Treatment Moist Stratification, Scarification
Days to Moist Stratify 90 days
Direct Sowing Time Fall

Wild Iris is excellent for naturalizing in moist soils along pond edges, streambanks or any damp area in the landscape. Its ability to grow in water up to a foot deep makes it ideal for water gardens. Individual plants will spread to form attractive clumps, which can be divided in fall or early spring. Other common names for Iris shrevei include Southern Blue Flag and Virginia Iris.

Botanical Synonyms
Iris virginica var. shrevei