Iris versicolor 'Purple Flame' Blue Flag offers eye-catching contrast with deep, eggplant purple foliage and bright purple and yellow blooms from late spring to early summer. Hummingbirds delight in sipping from the cupped center of its flower petals.
Iris versicolor brings color to moist, boggy areas where most other plants struggle. It is a native to much of the east coast USA, and is found in marshes, swamps, wet meadows, and other naturally moist or wet areas. 'Purple Flame' Blue Flag would be excellent planted en masse at the edge of a pond.
Iris versicolor 'Purple Flame' Blue Flag prefers sun to part sun, and well-draining fertile soil.