Iris virginica shrevei – Southern Blue Flag
A Missouri native perennial, Southern Blue Flag, Iris virginica shrevei, fills the garden with fragrant, violet blue flowers with falls that are highlighted with yellow and white. Its narrow leaf blades often lie on the ground.
Plants are native to wet, swampy areas. Rhizomes are poisonous. Good plants for water gardens or along ponds or streams. Must have consistent moisture.