Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: J. T. Aitken
Year Of Registration: 1988
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1988
Seedling Number: 82J6-2
Classification: Japanese (Ensata)
Registered Height: 42 inches (107 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Bloom Color Description: Dark red purple, bright yellow signals
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1990

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)
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
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: Purple Parasol X Magic Ruby
Child plants: 3 child plants

Common names
  • Iris
  • Japanese Iris
  • Japanese Water Iris
  • Japanese Flag
  • Russian Iris
  • Hanashobu

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