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Flora of the Rhine



The native swamp iris likes to settle on moist banks of ponds and streams. The plant is easily recognized by its flat, sword-shaped foliage. In spring it grows from a strong rhizome into a clumpy perennial up to 80 cm high. Visible from afar, the iris flowers are bright yellow and have a diameter of up to 10 cm.

Feature: Clarifies the water
Food: For various insects
Location: Sun to partial shade
Growth height: 60 - 150cm
Flower: Yellow
Flowering time: June, July

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