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Yellow Flag Iris

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Yellow Iris

Yellow Iris has tall, skinny upright leaves that can grow up to 90 cm long and 3 cm wide. The flowers itself can grow up to 10 cm across and are a bright yellow. This plant also called Iris Pseudacorus. Hardy planting zones are 3-10. The growth of this plant is up to 1.5 meters tall. On some rare occasions, it can grow up to 2 meters. This plant looks outstanding when they are in bloom around a walkway or driveway, and they are easily grown and adds lots of colors. These flowers bring in a lot of color and brightness as they bloom and become beautiful. They grow in a large cluster, and the flowers seem to spring from the middle of the plant. The long stems allow the gorgeous flowers to fall mystically around the center of the plants. These work great to border sidewalks and also long driveways, and they also look amazing when used to create borders around gardens and natural areas. They are bright, and they also bring in lots of life as they attract bees and gorgeous butterflies to a garden area. They can be divided as they grow to be large and the extra plants can be relocated and also shared with family and friends. These are very popular with homeowners because they are so very easy to grow and care for and for the fantastic color that they provide to all areas where they are planted. These are great to add to all areas.

Hardy planting zone: 5 to 9

Mature Height: 3 to 5 feet

Soil Requirements: Medium to wet soil that is acidic, saturated, and moisture-retentive. Does best in standing water (up to 12 inches deep), but if they're growing in soil make sure they get evening shade. They're often found growing near streams, marshes, and ponds for the water access.

Growing Speed: The speed is highly affected by its soil; it grows the fastest in water and slowest in the soil. Characteristics & Appearance: Another name for this iris is the Yellow Flag for its bright color against the landscape. The flowers are a bright yellow with violet or brown veins leading to branched stalks and sword-shaped leaves. Uses in Landscaping: The flowers are most often used in water gardens or portions of a garden that holds standing water.