Iris ensata
Iris ensata
Japanese Iris
Graceful, upright, sword-shaped leaves with distinct raised mid-rib. Large flowers on 4' stems range in colors of purple, violet, pink, rose, red or white often edged in a contrasting shade. (Perennial)
Bloom time Size Exposure
Summer 2-4' tall x 2' wide Sun Part Shade 
Hardiness Zone:4,5,6,7,8,9
zone map Cold Hardy to -30° to -20°F
Deer Resistant Deer ResistantGood for Cut Flowers Good for Cut Flowers
May Naturalize May NaturalizeTolerates moist soil Tolerates moist soil