Iris pseudacorus

yellow flag iris

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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Depth of water: 5-25cm (2-10in)
  • Soil: reliably moist or boggy soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: July and August
  • Flower colour: sulphur yellow
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Sulphur yellow flowers, often with brown markings appear from midsummer amongst the upright grey-green leaves. This native, yellow flag iris was once commonly found on marshy land and riversides and is ideal for planting at the margins of a large lake or pool. It also flourishes in deep, reliably moist soil that has been enriched with well-rotted organic matter.

  • Garden care: Plant shallowly with the upper part of the rhizome sitting on the surface of the soil, incorporating a low nitrogen fertiliser in the planting hole. After planting remove the upper-most third of the leaves to minimise the incidence of wind-rock. In exposed areas stake with bamboo canes in early spring.

  • Harmful if eaten

Iris 'Berlin Tiger'

flag iris

Spreads quickly to form good-sized clumps

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