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Popular pond plants 5/8:

The yellow swamp iris

The robust, native swamp iris with it’s intense yellow flowers is perfectly suited for planting along the
pond edge, in the shallow water zone. They have large space requirements so we recommend you only plant one single iris in each basket to avoid overpowering the neighboring plants. Please note: A swamp iris can grow up to 2 m high and all parts are slightly poisonous - it is recommended that you wear gloves
when handling this plant.

  • Botanical name: Iris pseudacorus
  • Hardy
  • Pond zone: Shallow water zone
  • Planting depth: 0-5 cm
  • Plant height: 60-200 cm
  • Blooming period: May-July
  • Location: Semi-shady, but also for shady ponds and streams

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