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Plant Details

Iris prismatica

Slender Blue Flag, Slender Blue Iris

Scientific Name:

Iris prismatica

Common Name:

Slender Blue Flag, Slender Blue Iris

Plant Family

Iridaceae (Iris Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

blue

Size in Feet:

2

Light:

full sun

Soil Moisture:

Best in hydric(*)

Bloom Time:

May, June

Bloom Area:

Coast, rare Mountains

Habitat Description:

Bogs, marshes, ditches, pools (Weakley 2015).

Notes:

Rare throughout North Carolina.

Closeup of Bloom

image

Tom Harville's garden
© Tom Harville

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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