Blueflag Iris

Blueflag Iris

Iris Versicolor

Container Size: Quart

Featured Plant Category: Pollinator Plants

Bloom Time: May to June

Bloom Color: Blue

Soil Moisture: Medium to Wet

Soil Type: Average, moist, humusy

Light Requirements: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9



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Blueflag iris are known for their showy, violet-blue blooms in late spring. It grows best in medium to wet soils and up to 4″ of shallow standing water. Making this plant great for a rain garden, or on the edge of a pond. After a few seasons it will form colonies in the landscape. The marginal aquatic plant creates a clump of narrow, fan-shaped leaves with a blue-green color.

Additional information

Weight2 lbs
Dimensions3.5 × 3.5 × 12 in

2 to 2.5'

Container Size


Bloom Time

May to June

Bloom Color


Soil Moisture

Medium to Wet

Soil Type

Average, moist, humusy.

Light Requirements

Full sun to part shade

Hardiness Zone


Other Names

harlequin blueflag, larger blue flag, northern blue flag, purple iris