Japanese Iris (Iris ensata 'Moonlight Waves') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Wallace
Year Of Registration: 1910
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1910
Classification: Japanese (Ensata)
Bloom Color Classification: White
Bloom Color Description: White

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
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
Child plants: 3 child plants

Labeled Monlight Waves but it wasn't purchased at a reliable Iris

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Location: z6a MA, My GardenDate: 2012-06-20Labeled Monlight Waves but it wasn't purchased at a reliable Iris
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Location: z6a MA, My GardenDate: 2012-06-20
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Location: z6a MA, My GardenDate: 2012-06-18
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Location: z6a MA, my gardenDate: 2011-06-19Labeled Monlight Waves
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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stunning!! by virginiarose Jun 24, 2012 11:43 AM 4
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
2013 Spring Bloom Season From Iowa by ARUBA1334 Jan 12, 2014 10:21 AM 104
Show us your Japanese iris pics! by bluegrassmom Jul 17, 2013 5:09 PM 166
Japanese Iris are starting by ge1836 Sep 10, 2012 10:11 AM 161
Database by irisloverdee Jan 7, 2012 12:25 PM 27

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