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Iris ensata 'Kumo-no-obi'

Iris ensata 'Kumo-no-obi'
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Common Name: Japanese Iris

Plant Family: Iridaceae

Useful for:  Cut Flower
Planting Style:  Japanese
Season of Interest:  Early summer
Position/ Situation:  Bog Gardens
Sun or Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Flower Colour:  Purple
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Soil Type:  Wet heavy soil
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee


A beautiful cultivar with large purple flowers in summer. Ensata Irises need moist soil, but their rhizomes mustn't be covered with water, especially in the winter. They associate well with plants such as Astilbes and Rodgersias. They prefer acid soil - in alkaline areas they can be planted in ericaceous compost in containers sitting in an inch or so of water.


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