Japanese Iris (Iris ensata 'Zapfenstreich') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Steiger
Year Of Registration: 1964
Classification: Japanese (Ensata)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Color Description: White, red violet veins and points

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: F3 Higo-Care strain

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