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Iris virginica/Virginica Iris

Iris virginica / Iris virginica
Exquisite flowers and foliage
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Exquisite flowers and foliage

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Scientific Name: Iris virginica
Common Name: Virginica Iris
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Blue
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Comments: This native iris will grow from Florida to Minnesota and into Eastern Canada. It prefers rich, moist soils where it grows into large colonies. It is used in bog and water gardens.