Iris versicolor ‘Purple Flame’

Common Name: Flame
Family Name: Blue Flag
Light Requirements: Sun / Part Shade
Bloom Time:
Spacing: 18-24"
Height: 18-30"
Bloom Color: Purple / Lavender
Moisture Level: wet to normal
Animal Resistance: Deer
Type of Perennial: New England Meadows
Wicked Ruggeds: Yes
Cultivar / Nativar: Yes
Plant Description:
Found at Mt. Cuba Center by a staff gardener, this selection of our native blue flag has foliage that emerges eggplant purple, resembling purple flames. Foliage will gradually fade to green by the end of the summer. Flowers are the same as the specie