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botanical name:
Iris pseudoacorus
Iris pseudoacorus © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Yellow Flag
family:  Iridaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.40m
width: m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: spiky
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
European native, the common flag iris is often seen in boggy areas or growing in shallow water at the edge of a pond. Colonises rapidly to form large clumps. Long, erect strap shaped leaves and bright yellow flowers in summer.

Prefers moist conditions.

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