Japanese Iris (Iris ensata 'Yamataikoku') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Mototeru Kamo by Society for Japanese Irises
Year Of Registration: 1993
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1979
Classification: Japanese (Ensata)
Registered Height: 42 inches (107 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Description: Deep red violet standards; deep red violet falls, very large and overlapped, lighter edge, yellow signal, prominent yellow ridge line
Style Arm Color: Dark violet

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Various insects
Parentage: Parentage unknown
Child plants: 3 child plants

Photo courtesy of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm, posted with permission

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Location: Washougal, WADate: 2008Photo courtesy of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm, posted with permission
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