Scientific Name: Iris pseudacorus
Common Name: Yellow Flag
Other Common Names:
Achorus, Acoro Bastardo,
Daggers, Dragon Flower, Flaggon, Fleur De Luce, Fliggers, Flower De Luce, Gele
Lis, Gladyne, Iris, Jacob's Sword, Levers, Livers, Meklin, Myrtle Flower,
Pale-yellow Iris, Paleyellow Iris, Sari Susen, Segg, Shalder, Sheggs, Yellow
Flag, Yellow Iris
Plant Type: Perennial
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Water
Zones (See US Zone map): 4-9
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 25
Notes: Poisionus root, roasted ripe seeds are used as a coffee substitute.
IRIS PSEUDACORUS Said to help in toothaches by simply holding the root on the hurting tooth. Also is good for stopping coughing. Beautiful flowers.
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Any statement made concerning medical
conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.