Yellow flag iris

(Iris pseudacorus)

 

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© Nancy Loewenstein
© Leslie Mehroff
  • 3 - 4' tall wetland perennial.
  • Blooms late spring to early summer.
  • Flowers bright yellow with 3 drooping sepals & 3 smaller, upright petals, 3" wide & in groups of 2 - 10.
  • Leaves arise from base, flat with raised mid-rib; rhisomes grow up to 20'.
  • Fruit are 2" brown capsules.