Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Chad Harris
Year Of Registration: 2006
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2007
Seedling Number: 97JE1
Classification: Japanese (Ensata)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Bloom Color Description: Hyacinth violet falls, 1.25" petunia violet band, white rays from signal to within 1/4" of edge, golden glow yellow signals
Style Arm Color: White lightly edged hyacinth violet

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: Bauer/Coble J90G4: (inv. Kyokko and Rose Prelude) X "Mai Hime"

Common names
  • Japanese Iris
  • Iris

Photo Gallery
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2021-06-24
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2020-06-21
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2019-06-26
Location: JI garden at old pine stump
Date: 2008-0708
Location: Washington 8b
Date: 2018-06-18
Location: Washougal, WA
Date: 2009
Photo courtesy of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm, posted with permission

Photo courtesy of Harbour Breezes Daylilies
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Work area
Date: 2007-0916
Location: JI garden at old pine stump
Date: 2008-0701

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