Japanese Iris (Iris ensata 'White Kite') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Swearengen
Year Of Registration: 1963
Seedling Number: S-261
Classification: Japanese (Ensata)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: White
Bloom Color Description: White
Style Arm Color: White

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)
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
Parentage: (Imperial Robe x Imperial Robe) X Frances Horton
Child plants: one child plant

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