Japanese Iris (Iris ensata 'Shining Prince') in the Irises Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Shuichi Hirao by Society for Japanese Irises
Year Of Registration: 1991
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1992
Seedling Number: SH-24
Classification: Japanese (Ensata)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Violet
Bloom Color Description: Deep violet, blue halo and white veins washed blue, yellow signal

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

Image

Photo gallery:
Location: Washington 8bDate: 2018-06-30
By Patty
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Location: Washougal, WADate: 2011-11-21Photo courtesy of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm, posted with permission
By Lestv
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