Common Name: Yellow Flag Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)
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This elegant iris grows along the water's edge or in water logged soil but also does well in normal gardens. It has stately upright foliage and lovely spikes of yellow flowers. This is a Eurasian species which has become naturalized in some areas of BC so be careful with it if you live near natural areas. It can spread by rhizome or seed.
Europe and Western Russia
Southwest Asia and Asia Minor
Damp marshy areas, swampy woods and in shallow water or wet ground on the edges of rivers and ditches. Often found in shady places.
||Primary Bloom Colour||Yellow
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||Bloom Time||Early Summer
|Light Exposure||Full - Part Sun
Full - Part Shade
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Recommended Companion Plants:
Eupatorium dubium "'Little Joe'"
Ligularia dentata "'Britt-Marie Crawford'"
*The Plant Encyclopedia is updated each year to provide a close representation of our selection. Not all plants will be in stock at all times. If a certain plant is not available we might have a similar cultivar. We encourage you to email us at info at phoenixperennials.com or call ahead to check availability (604) 270-4133.