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African Iris (Yellow Flag) Plant

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1-gallon African Iris Yellow Flag is a clumping perennial grown in zones 8-11. It produces bright yellow flowers on upright stalks in late spring to early summer.

African Iris ( Yellow Flag)

The African Iris, also known as Yellow Flag Iris (Iris pseudacorus), is a beautiful and versatile perennial plant. It is native to Europe and Africa, but it has been introduced to many other parts of the world, including North America.

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Yellow Flag Iris

The African Iris is known for its bright yellow flowers, which bloom in late spring and early summer. The flowers are typically about 3 inches wide and have six petals. The petals are slightly ruffled and have a darker yellow vein running down the center.

The African Iris is also known for its sword-shaped leaves, which can grow up to 3 feet tall. The leaves are deep green and have a slightly glossy sheen.

The African Iris is a low-maintenance plant that is easy to grow. It prefers moist, well-drained soil and full sun to partial shade. It is also tolerant of a variety of soil types and climate conditions.

Here are some tips for growing African Iris:

  • Plant African Iris in a location that receives full sun to partial shade.
  • Amend the soil with compost or other organic matter before planting.
  • Water African Iris regularly, especially during hot weather.
  • Fertilize African Iris in the spring with a balanced fertilizer.
  • Remove spent flower stalks to encourage reblooming.
  • Divide African Iris every 3-4 years to maintain its vigor.

The African Iris is a versatile plant that can be used in a variety of ways in the garden. It can be used as a border plant, container plant, or specimen plant. It is also a good choice for water gardens and boggy areas.

Here are some ideas for using African Iris in the garden:

  • Plant African Iris in a border with other summer-blooming flowers, such as daylilies, coneflowers, and black-eyed Susans.
  • Plant African Iris in a container on your patio or deck.
  • Use African Iris as a specimen plant in a corner of your garden.
  • Plant African Iris in a water garden to add color and interest.

The African Iris is a beautiful and easy-to-grow plant that is sure to add interest and color to your garden.

Note: The plant is shipped in its pot, firmly secured with several layers of clear tape, thereby avoiding any shuffling and moving during transit. The plant reaches you with minimal damage- very safe and secure. We have been shipping plants like this for several years (plant are sometimes shipped in smaller pots for safety and ease of shipping). Most plants go dormant in fall and winter and will lose most of their leaves - looking dead and dry - very normal. They will flush out in spring.

We cannot send ship some plants and some sizes to California due to restrictions placed by department of agriculture.

Please note that the plant will be shipped in its pot, securely fastened with multiple layers of clear tape to prevent any shifting or damage during transit. This ensures that the plant arrives to you with minimal damage, safely and securely. We have been employing this method for shipping plants for several years, occasionally using smaller pots for added safety and convenience during transit. It's important to understand that many plants enter a dormant state during the fall and winter months, resulting in the loss of most leaves and appearing dry or lifeless. This is a natural process, and come springtime, they will begin to regrow and thrive once again. Please be aware that due to regulations set by the Department of Agriculture, there are certain plants and sizes that we are unable to ship to California. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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