Iris Versicolor- Blue Flag Iris

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$11.99
Usage
Flowering, Flower Gardens & Beds,
Usage
Flowering, Flower Gardens & Beds,
Bloom Color
Blue, Purple/Lavender,
Bloom Color
Blue, Purple/Lavender,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Bloom Season
Summer, Spring,
Bloom Season
Summer, Spring,
Exposure
Sun & Shade,
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Ships
Year Round

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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

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Description

Iris Versicolor- Blue Flag Iris

Iris Versicolor- Blue Flag Iris is a flowering plant species known by many names, such Poison Flag, Blue Flag, Larger Blue Flag, Harlequin Blueflag, and Northern Blue Flag. In the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Scotland, the plant is known merely as the Purple Iris. The Iris Versicolor falls within the broader Iris flower species family and is native to Canada, North America, Europe, Russia, and Asia. It can usually be found thriving along river shores and streambanks, as well as in marshes and sedge meadows. Regarding the name, Versicolor, it's another way of saying "variously colored."

Iris Versicolor- Blue Flag Iris one of three species found with the Iris genus, having been formally identified in 1936 by the renowned British geneticist, Ronald Fisher.

A Detailed Look at Iris Versicolor, The Iris Versicolor, is a vibrant herbaceous perennial flower that typically reaches a height of no more than 31 inches or 80 centimeters. It can usually be found in rather large clumps of creeping and thick rhizomes. The stems fully upright are unwinged and possess several basal leaves of about a half inch or full centimeter in width. The sheets were taking on the appearance of an overlapping flat fan, with a crease near the midrib point. The lower portion of the plant generally takes on a bright blue color consisting of 6 petals with sepals that fan outward in two separate directions. It is not uncommon for the flower to grow in a purple or violet shade. The greenish yellow tinted sepals are usually hairless. About the flower's inferior ovary, that is typically angled quite bluntly. The plant blooms from May to June, with the giant floating seeds appearing in the autumn season. The Symbolism of Iris Versicolor- Blue Flag Iris is the officially sanctioned flower for the US State known as Tennessee, adopted within the state legislature in the early 1930s.

It is also the official flower for the Canadian province of Quebec.

 

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