Scientific Name: Iris pseudacorus Form: Vase
Common Name:yellow flag irisTexture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:IridaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Flowering cut plant, Ground cover, Herbaceous perennial, Invasive plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):1.3 - 2.0m x 1.5 - 2.0m
Origin: Africa, Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Grass-like, Alternate, Leathery, Succulent, Parallel venation, Lustrous, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Raceme, (Floriferous), Yellow, May- Jun- Jul
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Aug- Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Aquatic - ponds, Attract butterflies, Cut flower or foliage, Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Specimen plant, Spring interest, Wetland - bogs, Waterside planting
Key ID Features:Leaves to 1.3 m, thick, medium-green and fleshy at the base; flower cluster to 15 cm wide; fruit a large showy capsule.