Wild Iris, Iris shrevei

Wild Iris

Iris shrevei

Benefits:
Sun Shade:
Bloom Time: Summer
Zones: 3, 4, 5
Soil Conditions: Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture: Wet
Color: Blue
Fragrance: No
Height: 2 - 3 feet
Spacing: 1 foot

Description
Wild Iris, Iris shrevei, is excellent for naturalizing in moist soils along pond edges, streambanks and any damp or wet soil. Iris shrevei will grow in water up to a foot deep. Individual plants spread to form attractive clumps, which can be divided in fall or early spring.
Plant Notes and Herbal Uses
  Light fertilization in early spring (6-20-20)
  Rhizomes need to be exposed
  Do not trim leaves unless dead
  Divide plants after 2-5 years
  Replant right after blooming
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