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Iris ensata 'Harlequinesque' - Japanese Iris
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Iris ensata 'Harlequinesque'

Japanese Iris

Iris ensata 'Harlequinesque' or Japanese iris, is a tall clump-forming plant that produces huge flat crepe paper-like snowy white flowers that are splashed irregularly with blue-purple and fuchsia with a bright yellow throat. Nice near the water's edge!

Japanese Iris Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Prefers moist soil--can be grown in boggy soil near the water's edge.

Height:

32 in

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Hardiness Zone:

4 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Iris ensata 'Harlequinesque'

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
Wet
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Spring
Summer
Attributes
Cut Flower
Focal Point
Great Foliage
Mass Planting
Bog
Specimen
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