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Blue Iris (Iris versicolor) 2" Potted Hardy Marginal Plant

Blue Iris (Iris versicolor) 2" Potted Hardy Marginal Plant

Regular price $27.99 USD
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Overview:
Introducing the Hardy Marginal Pond Plant, Blue Iris — an exquisite addition to any aquatic environment. Known for its striking blue blooms and resilient nature, this perennial water-loving plant not only enhances the aesthetic appeal of your pond but also provides a habitat for aquatic life while aiding in natural water filtration.

Key Features:

Vibrant Blue Blooms: Experience a burst of color with the Blue Iris's captivating blue flowers that stand tall above the water's surface, adding a touch of elegance to your pond landscape.

Resilient and Hardy: Built to withstand various climates, this hardy iris thrives in both full sun and partial shade conditions. Its robust nature ensures longevity and minimal maintenance, making it an ideal choice for both novice and seasoned pond enthusiasts.

Natural Filtration: Beyond its visual appeal, the Blue Iris plays a crucial role in maintaining a balanced ecosystem. Its extensive root system helps absorb excess nutrients from the water, reducing algae growth and promoting clearer, healthier pond water.

Wildlife Attraction: Invite a plethora of beneficial insects and pollinators to your pond area. The Blue Iris serves as a magnet for butterflies, bees, and other pollinators, enhancing biodiversity and creating a dynamic, lively ecosystem.

Easy Care Instructions: With minimal care requirements, this low-maintenance pond plant thrives in moist soil or shallow water settings. Regular pruning and division every few years will ensure optimal growth and continuous blooms season after season.

Ideal For:

  • Pond Borders and Margins
  • Water Gardens and Aquatic Landscapes
  • Natural Filtration Systems
  • Wildlife Habitat Creation

Planting Instructions:

  • Select a location with full sun to partial shade.
  • Plant the Blue Iris in moist, loamy soil or directly in shallow water (up to 6 inches deep).
  • Ensure proper spacing (12-18 inches apart) for optimal growth and spread.
  • Provide occasional fertilization during the growing season to encourage robust blooms.
  • Monitor water levels to maintain consistent moisture and avoid prolonged dry spells.

In Summary:
Elevate your pond's beauty and functionality with the Hardy Marginal Pond Plant, Blue Iris. With its stunning blue blooms, natural filtration capabilities, and wildlife-friendly attributes, this resilient aquatic plant is a must-have for creating a harmonious and captivating pond environment. Embrace nature's beauty and let the Blue Iris transform your aquatic landscape into a haven of color, vitality, and ecological balance.

Hardiness zones: 4 - 9
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