Yellow flag iris is part of the Iris genus and its scientific name is Iris pseudacorus.
Yellow flowering species of Iris, grows best in wet conditions (such as wetlands). Can become invasive in some areas.This variety typically blooms in the following colours: Canary yellow and Banana yellow. This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours: Apple green. It is a non-edible flower / ornamental that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Yellow flag iris is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet). This plant is a great attractor for butterflies and bees, so if you are looking to attract wildlife Yellow flag iris is a great choice.
Yellow flag iris is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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Transplant in early spring after last frostEnsure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Yellow flag iris is a very hardy plant.
Wait until seed pod turns brown
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Yellow flag iris so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Yellow flag iris so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Yellow flag iris plants:
Bacterial soft spot infection
Its specific epithet, meaning “false acorus,” refers to the similarity of its leaves to those of Acorus calamus, as they have a prominently veined mid-rib and sword-like shape. 1
Used to decontaminate heavy metals from drinking water
Yellow water iris, Yellow iris
Iris pseudacorus L.