Wild Iris, Iris shrevei

Wild Iris

Iris shrevei

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

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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