Wildflowers of New York

Blue Flag Iris

A photographic collection and brief reference to help identify Wildflowers found in New York

Blue Flag Iris
- Iris versicolor

Iris Family

A water loving Iris. Easily transplanted, well if getting wet and mucky isn't a problem for you. I've had it in my pond garden and it's a hardy, vigorous plant that needs no special attention besides making sure it's planted where it's wet and sunny

Found: Marshes, roadside ditches, shorelines, shallow water, wet places
Height: 2 - 3 feet
May - July bloom time

Blue Flag Iris