Yellow Flag Iris, Iris pseudacorus
Yellow Iris is a favored wildflower
Yellow Iris has been known to be planted in areas where sewers or waste waters are collected. The yellow Iris can pull nutrients from the water so that it is cleaner, such as metals. Cattails can also do the same. This perennial can be grown into large thickets or clumps together. The leaves are known to die in the winter months but can grow back out in the spring. In places where the winter is milder, they may just turn dark brown.
They love a high pH level and can grow very well with it. The yellow iris can grow both in the ground or water. The leaves are shaped like swords and are flat. The capsule holds the seeds before they are let go and they can contain a few seeds at a time; they are flat and brown. This plant is used in water gardens, ponds or other water areas. This plant can grow anywhere the roots are wet.
YELLOW IRIS IS KNOWN FOR ITS BEAUTY
The Iris has long, slender dark green leaves that will grow from the stalk outward and curve downward. This wildflower prefers moist shallow water or moist soil. The Iris can grow at a rate of 2 feet per year. The bloom time for this plant is in early May to mid-July.