Japanese Iris (Iris ensata 'Love Goddess') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Payne
Year Of Registration: 1966
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1969
Seedling Number: 1002
Classification: Japanese (Ensata)
Registered Height: 44 inches (112 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: White
Bloom Color Description: White, tinted yellow

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: 425: (30 x 87) X Smiling Beauty
Child plants: 2 child plants

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

Photo gallery:
Location: Washougal, WADate: 2013-01-13Photo courtesy of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm, posted with permission
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2018-06-30
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