PERENNIAL: Iris virginica (Virginia or Southern Blue Flag)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

MGNV - Native Plants LogoPollinator Week Logo 2021 - Hummingbirds and Lonicera sempervirensThe wetland species of Southern Blue Flag and its close relative, Northern Blue Flag (Iris versicolor), grow in fresh to mildly brackish tidal marshes and wet meadows of the Mid-Atlantic, but the former is mostly found from Virginia southward to Florida. Both native irises, indigenous to some areas of NoVA, share similar growth habits and showy flowers that attract hummingbirds.

Find out more about Iris virginica and see a great video with pollinators . . .

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