Japanese Iris (Iris ensata 'Prairie Glory') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: A. Hazzard
Year Of Registration: 1972
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1972
Seedling Number: 736
Classification: Japanese (Ensata)
Registered Height: 30 inches (76 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
White
Bloom Color Description: Very dark red violet and white, dark red violet veining, yellow signals, blue halo
Style Arm Color: Dark red violet, white tips

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
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Rhizome
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Various insects
Parentage: La Favorite X unknown
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Location: full sun - zone 7Date: 2020-06-20
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Location: Terrace garden right sideDate: 2013-06-22
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Location: Part Shade Pittsford NYDate: 2010-06-20
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Location: Terrace garden right sideDate: 2009-0623
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Location: Terrace garden right sideDate: 2013-0622Growing exceptionally well in the shade of the magnolia.
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Location: Terrace garden right sideDate: 2013-0619
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Location: Terrace garden right sideDate: 2013-0619Taken at 7:19 PM
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Location: Terrace garden right sideDate: 2009-0424Dividing with a saw is the easiest method for me.
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Location: Terrace garden right sideDate: 2013-0619
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Location: Terrace garden right sideDate: 2011-0619
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Location: Terrace garden right sideDate: 2014-06-21FFO today - June 21, 2014
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Location: Terrace garden right sideDate: 2014-0719I placed an "0" to show the seedpod.
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Location: Terrace garden left side.Date: 2011-0627Shows height.
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