Aril Iris (Iris 'Mars') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Van Tubergen
Year Of Registration: introduced prior to registration system
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1911
Classification: Aril

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Flowers: Showy
Parentage: I. korolkowii X I. iberica
Child plants: one child plant

Japanese IrisesJapanese Irises
April 14, 2013

The cultivation of Iris ensata was first noted in literature more than five hundred years ago in Japan. Native to eastern China, Siberia, Korea, and throughout Japan, they are found growing in damp areas near streams, ponds, lakes, and marshes. The selective breeding of the species that commenced in the 1800s produced the foundation of the modern Japanese iris. Colors and color patterns have been greatly enhanced over the years.

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Better Late Than Never.... by LizinElizabeth Jun 23, 2019 7:10 PM 76
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
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Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 18, 2019 10:29 PM 2,490
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
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2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Companion Thread for "The Chisholm Trail" and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Apr 4, 2018 2:44 PM 306
The "Chisholm Trail " and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2019 2:46 PM 158
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402
Irises that take their time to bloom. by tveguy3 Dec 21, 2017 5:48 PM 94
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Aug 1, 2019 11:56 AM 391
Favorite garden tools by UndertheSun Oct 11, 2017 2:16 AM 60
What is your favorite iris? (that you currently own and have seen in bloom) :) by Grace_smith Oct 21, 2019 5:59 PM 90
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Nov 13, 2019 6:33 PM 2,135

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