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     Iris versicolor 'Purple Flame' is a member of the Mt. Cuba Collection of outstanding cultivars for ornamental and ecological values.  Learn more here


     In spring foliage emerges a vivid purple followed by purple flowers with yellow centers that bloom through early summer. 


     Iris is best in moist areas, even standing water.  It attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and other pollinators, makes great cut flowers and is deer resistant.

Iris, Blue Flag 'Purple Flame'

1 Gallon
    • Latin: Iris versicolor 'Purple Flame'
    • Height: 2-3' height and spread
    • Light: Full sun to light shade
    • Soil: Medium to wet
    • Bloom: Purple, May-July
    • Landscape: Along streambank, moist gardens
    • Pair with: Swamp Milkweed, Cardinal Flower, Turtlehead
    • Resistance: Deer
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