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Blueflag Iris

$20.00

Iris versicolor Linnaeus 

Blueflag iris loves swamps and wet meadows because it requires 
ample moisture in order to flourish. Its blue flowers attract bees and 
other insects; these are necessary to the formation of viable seeds, for 
the shape and arrangement of the petals are such as to make self pol- 
lination impossible. The thick root is considered poisonous, and al- 
though this is not fully substantiated, the foliage evidently contains 
a repellent, for cattle never eat it The irises derive their name from 
the Greek word meaning rainbow. 

Blueflag iris has a wide range, growing from the mountains of 
North Carolina northward to Newfoundland. Closely related species 
also occur in adjoining territory. 

The specimen sketched grew near Washington, District of Colum- 
bia. 

We produce all of our on images in shop, and we are happy to offer custom work to our customers. Please inquire for pricing and options.

Print (Poster / Rag / Torchon) Dimensions Wall Cling Dimensions
Small 16.5" x 22.0" Small 18.0" x 24.0"
Medium 22.0" x 29.5" Medium 24.0" x 32.0"
Large 34.0" x 45.5" Large 36.0" x 48.0"
Tapestry Canvas
Small 18.0" x 24.0" Small 13.5" x 18.0"
Medium 24.0" x 32.0" Medium 18.0" x 24.0"
Large 36.0" x 48.0" Large 30.0" x 40.0"

Your Print Options:

Poster Print

While this is our lowest priced print, it's still an excellent paper. Inkpress Matte 60 is a acid and lignin free paper. Bright white, and 10 mil. Available in three sizes, all come with a 1" white border around the image for easier matting.

 

Rag Print

Inkpress Cool Rag 200 is a 100% cotton rag paper. This is an acid-free, 200gsm, 15 mil, with a smooth and bright matte finish. Excellent print quality at an excellent price. Available in three sizes, all come with a 1" white border around the image for easier matting. This rag paper is better at dark, rich colors than the poster print.


Hahnemuehle Torchon Print

When you need something extra-special, we recommend Hahnemuehle's Torchon. This is a 100% alpha cellulose, 285gsm, textured watercolor paper that is acid-free. This offers superb image quality and is our favorite Hahnemuehle paper. Available in three sizes, all come with a 1" white border around the image for easier matting.

Canvas Print

Our maps are also available as cotton-poly blend canvas prints, ready to be gallery stretched. For the best presentation the edges on our canvasses are mirrored or have the paper color extended around the sides. Canvas prints receive a UV and surface protective coating. Additional canvas is left around the image to facilitate gallery stretching at your local frame shop. Available in two sizes.


Wall Tapestry Print

Especially well suited for long horizontal maps, the image is printed to the edge of the paper. Aluminum tension bars are placed on the top and bottom of the print for easy hanging with a clean, modern design. Bars are easily removable. This format comes in an 18", 24", and 36" wide version.


Fabric Wall Cling

Great for kids rooms or for versatile displays - these Terylene fabric clings are easily repositionable without causing wear or staining to the paint underneath even after long periods of time. Wall Cling images are printed to the edge and are available in three sizes.


We produce all of our on images in shop, and we are happy to offer custom work to our customers. Please inquire for pricing and options.