Iris virginica
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Hardiness Zone: 5-9 Height: 1-3 feet; 0.3-0.9 metres Spread: 1-3 feet; 0.3-0.9 metres Sun: Partial to full sun Water: Wet to medium Wildlife: The flowers attract bumblebees, butterflies and skippers. The foliage is eaten by caterpillars of moths such as the Agreeable Tiger Moth. Bloom Colour: Blue-violet with yellow and white Culture: Prefers wet to moist soil that is rich in organic matter. Noteworthy Characteristics: Southern Blue Flag has blue-green to green basal leaves that are mostly erect and sword-shaped. The flowering stalks are green and produce small alternate leaves. The flowers this plant produces have three blue-violet petals with yellow and white patches. They give off a nice floral scent. This plant can spread by rhizomes and colonies tend to develop. Garden Uses: Butterfly or water garden