Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Chad Harris
Year Of Registration: 2010
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2011
Seedling Number: 00JL1
Classification: Japanese (Ensata)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Very Late
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Bloom Color Description: Rich smooth blue ribbon blue falls, small bright yellow signals
Style Arm Color: Dark blue violet, crest darker
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2014

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
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
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: I. ensata “Hekigyoku Kamo” X Southern Son

Common names
  • Japanese Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2018-06-30
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2018-06-30
Location: Washougal, WA
Date: 2010
Photo courtesy of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm, posted with permission
Location: Peach Blossom Gardens, Evansville, Indiana
Date: 6/13/2016
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