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Iris virginica var. shrevei

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials, Bulbs

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: rich, loam, clay, sand

Height: 1'-3'

Bloom Time: May, June

Bloom Color: violet, purple, blue

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: attracts bees, attracts butterflies, clumping, cut flowers, deer resistant, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, pond margin plant, wetland plant

Iris virginica var. shrevei (Shreve's iris)
  • Iris virginica var. shrevei (Shreve's iris)

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Description

Iris virginica var. shrevei

Also known as:

Shreve's iris

,

southern blueflag iris

,

southern blue flag

,

Virginia blue flag

,

Virginia iris

Scientific Synonyms:

Iris shrevei, Iris versicolor var. blandescens, Iris versicolor var. shrevei

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, DC, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: NY, PA

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida Monocotyledons
Subclass Liliidae
Order Liliales
Family Iridaceae Iris family
Genus Iris iris
Species Iris virginica var. shrevei Shreve's iris