PlantsIrises→Japanese Iris (Iris ensata 'Blue Butterfly')

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Japanese Iris
Give a thumbs up Iris

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Prichard
Year Of Registration: 1939
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1939
Classification: Japanese (Ensata)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Flowers: Showy
Ploidy: Diploid
Child plants: one child plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Crosses by creativeclover Nov 29, 2021 11:10 PM 54
What's your favorite historic iris by creativeclover Nov 16, 2021 11:58 AM 30
2021 Iris Season by Australis Jan 19, 2022 1:00 AM 1,914
2020 Bloom Season by ARUBA1334 Feb 22, 2021 9:41 PM 254
I Got a Box 2020 by urania1 Dec 31, 2020 2:21 AM 330
Bloomin time comes to Cheese Land by tveguy3 Apr 25, 2021 5:09 PM 1,002
Your favorite iris that begin with "B" by bluegrassmom Mar 31, 2020 11:25 AM 73
Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
Who among you by DaisyDo May 16, 2020 9:06 PM 24
Mid-America Surplus Sale by cbunny41 Sep 23, 2019 10:47 AM 105
I'm digging this weekend... by evelyninthegarden Jul 7, 2019 5:55 PM 4
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Sep 21, 2021 4:32 PM 3,139
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Aug 29, 2019 8:38 PM 121
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Mar 11, 2020 9:12 PM 2,568
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Jul 28, 2021 2:34 PM 695
How many varieties of iris do you grow? by TBMan Nov 13, 2021 10:21 PM 116
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Irises Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Irises (Iris)

« Visit the Irises forum

« The Irises Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by arctangent and is called "Mind your own business"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.