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Japanese flag - Iris ensata - 1 litre

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Grow Iris ensata for a plant display of dramatic, regal purple flowers. They are easy care plants, which planted in drifts will provide exotic colour and architectural foliage for pool or stream side display.

  • Hardy
  • Cut back dead foliage in autumn
  • Full sun / part sun
  • Shallow water - no dry conditions
  • Summer
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The Iris ensata or Japanese flag iris family produce dense clumps of tall, upright, lance shaped foliage, which is fantastic for contemporary looking, architectural interest at the pool or stream edge. This Iris group are the large, summer flowering varieties, which can be up to 10-12cm in width during early to mid summer. Iris ensata forms a vigorous clump of upright, grassy green leaves bearing deep purple flowers. They are easy care plants, which, planted in drifts, with their architectural, foliage and large flowers will be a striking plant by your pool.

An herbaceous perennial growing to 80cm in height.

Available as 3L plant.

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Short name Japanese flag
Sub title Iris ensata - 1 litre
Brand Great Little Garden
Drought Resistance Not resistant to drought in any way
Evergreen/Deciduous Deciduous
Flowering Period Jun and Jul
Flower Colour Purple
Foliage colour Green
Fragrance Green
Hardiness Hardy
Plant Size 1 litre pot
Plant Type Water
Minimum Height 600
Height & Spread 60 - 90 cm (h) 0 - 0 cm (d)
Pot size (Litres) 1L
Maximum Height 900
Required maintenance After foliage has died back in Autumn cut back to just above the water surface If trimming left until spring take care not to damage emerging shoots
Season of Interest Spring - Summer
Soil Type Wet
Sun or Shade Partial shade
Where to Plant Water

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