Pale Yellow Iris, Yellow Flag Iris pseudacorus - Iris acoriformis , Iris curtopetala , Xyridion acoroideum

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Botanical Name:

Iris pseudacorus

Family:

Iridaceae

Genus:

Iris

Species:

pseudacorus

Common Name:

Pale Yellow Iris, Yellow Flag

Height:
3-4 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5

Per NYS Regulation Part 575, this species is classified as an Invasive Species, and as a NYS based business we are not able to sell these seeds regardless of where the purchaser is located. We have this item listed for reference only.

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  • Iris pseudacorus

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: warm stratify for 30 days, cold stratify for 60 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: mechanical rupture of the pericarp is recommended before stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* Iris pseudacorus is a species of Iris , native to Europe , western Asia and northwest Africa . Common names include yellow iris and yellow flag . 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. more...
* A beautiful yellow dye is obtained from the flowers. A good black dye is obtained from the root if it is mixed with iron sulphate. It is brown otherwise. The root is a source of tannin and has been used in making ink. A delicately scented essential oil, obtained from the roots, has been used to adulterate the oil of Acorus calamus. more...