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Iris versicolor - Plant

Iris versicolor - Plant

Regular price Rs. 299.00
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  • Comes with a self watering pot
  • 3-7 Days Delivery
  • Organic
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Step into the world of botanical elegance with Vermi Organics' Iris versicolor Plant, a captivating plant that enchants with its vibrant blooms and graceful demeanor. Also known as the Blue Flag Iris, this perennial beauty is a symbol of nature's artistry, showcasing a spectrum of colors that evoke a sense of tranquility and sophistication.

About: Native to North America, Iris versicolor Plant is a perennial plant belonging to the Iris family. With its signature blooms that resemble a flag gently waving in the breeze, this iris species thrives in wetlands, meadows, and along the edges of ponds and streams. Vermi Organics brings this enchanting plant to your doorstep, allowing you to cultivate a piece of the wild in your own garden.

Benefits: Beyond its aesthetic appeal, Iris versicolor offers several benefits for both the environment and the gardener. Its rhizomatous root system helps stabilize soil along water edges, preventing erosion and promoting a healthy ecosystem. The vibrant blooms attract pollinators, contributing to the overall biodiversity of your garden. Additionally, cultivating Iris versicolor can be a therapeutic and rewarding experience, fostering a deeper connection with nature.

Type of Plant: Iris versicolor Plant is an outdoor plant, thriving in moist to wet conditions. It is well-suited for planting in garden beds near water features, such as ponds or streams. While it prefers full sun, it can tolerate partial shade, making it a versatile addition to various garden settings.

Care: Caring for Iris versicolor involves providing the right growing conditions to mimic its natural habitat. Plant this iris in well-draining, slightly acidic to neutral soil enriched with organic matter. Ensure the soil stays consistently moist, especially during the growing season. Regular watering is essential, and a layer of mulch can help retain moisture. Prune spent blooms to encourage continuous flowering and maintain the plant's overall health.

Common Names: Iris versicolor is commonly known as the Blue Flag Iris, named after the striking blue-purple color of its petals. This vibrant hue is reminiscent of a fluttering flag in a summer breeze.

Specifications:

  • Height: 2 to 3 feet
  • Spread: 1 to 1.5 feet
  • Light: Full sun to partial shade
  • Soil: Moist, well-draining, slightly acidic to neutral
  • Water: Keep soil consistently moist
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
  • Flower Color: Blue-purple with yellow accents

Special Features: The standout feature of Iris versicolor is undoubtedly its captivating blooms. The intricate structure of the iris flowers, coupled with their mesmerizing blue-purple hues and delicate yellow accents, adds a touch of sophistication to any garden. The erect stems and sword-like leaves create a vertical element, making it an excellent choice for landscaping. As a water-loving plant, it also provides a natural habitat for frogs and other wetland fauna.

Uses: Iris versicolor serves both aesthetic and ecological purposes in a garden. Planted along water features, it adds a burst of color and elegance to the landscape. The presence of these irises can attract beneficial pollinators, including bees and butterflies, contributing to the overall health of the garden. Beyond its visual appeal, Iris versicolor plays a role in promoting environmental sustainability by preventing soil erosion in wetland areas.

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